Tag Archives: Marina Belica

The Vigil

The Vigil   I am the promise you have broken I am the vow you have never spoken I am the one true story you cannot revoke And as you sing your silence to the silence that will follow I … Continue reading

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Flower Fruit

Flower Fruit   Here in the heart of the conduit Where I put the past behind me I take my own life in stock So I can move on with it, lock and key   I keep all of it … Continue reading

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Planet Gentry

Planet Gentry   Your language Is locked tighter than a filing cabinet Full of documents with many clauses Strict and tidy conversations with important pauses Where the feelings ought to be You are the king of the letter C, for … Continue reading

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All Done

All Done   I don’t allow myself to speak   I hold myself in silent self- Excoriation, self-crucifixion Remorseless in my self- Castigation   AndI’m bored   I am so bored And ready to throw The whole thing into a … Continue reading

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Night’s Dominion

Night’s Dominion   The sky turns hazel over the desert Insulting the day with green bruises The rocks are pink above gray And a single hawk cruises overhead Watching the sun sink As if it had over stayed its welcome … Continue reading

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All Assembled

All Assembled   The towers rise where the horizon begins Giant, mute, silver-haired twins Cut of the same shape Throwing sharp blue into a gray landscape   Yesterday you told me about a faun Playing with the crows Chasing them … Continue reading

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Under the Bed Box

Under the Bed Box   A hand-painted photo of your mother and father A picture of you feeding the ducks at Edgemont Pond A Polaroid of you with your brothers A memory of the dress your grandmother brought back from … Continue reading

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