taut wire


ink slimes its black

and worms trails

in souls with words

scratched indelible,

pithy as coal


oxygen breathes colour

and swims in silky

tides billowing,

angels in tow




stretched taut,

frayed wire hung

from precipitous

mantle, reach

for what

is mine

8 comments on “Wire

  1. Gallivanta says:

    What a sky to set your words to!

  2. Pam says:

    you paint a torturous image

  3. A redemptive brittleness to this one. Excellent, Melody.

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