You are dying


You are dying

and now
you lie there
with your spine
white
towards
blue

like a larva
frozen in its escape

I sit by the tea-table
making mosaic
of your sounds
light-green menthol camphor
vomit

and leaves falling

through you

came I

and the cry

always follows

always




Poetry by Lourdes
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Written on 2006-07-21 at 19:56

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Amanda K
Here is a picture of life skillfully written ,with such simplicity put.Good job.
2006-08-06


Teala
Very haunting and vivid, such emotion poured forth..
2006-07-23


pia
The mosaic is falling to pieces ...so much grief and fear i can read in this poem ..your words are powerful With love Pia
2006-07-22


lastromantichero
a very powerful and hard hittng text and a

must to read but realisticly right on the nail well done rgds mike
2006-07-22

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