drapery — a tiny poem for April

stonefolds

conceal the temple’s secrets

lostlace in the march of time

magdalena

maiden

crone

prometheans, silenced

by chokeholds

~

we watch,

lived lifetimes

the agony of birth/death

the mourners at the gates

~

stories we never told you emerge

and your arms embrace us

~

“drapery” — copyright 2011 — by Valentine Bonnaire — all rights reserved

5 thoughts on “drapery — a tiny poem for April

  1. I raad you and I don’t mourn. I don’t. Just in the middle of tears too. Just an inch away from the unspeakable. So. You didn’t write this fir ne. But I took it that way.

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