Poem Twenty-Eight


April 28, 2013


It’s always about black

My favorite color

Not by choice

Black is my familiar:

a black cat for a black witch

Black clothes, black moods, black life

The devil is a blacksmith

hammering out sentences:


always delivered/often accepted

The devil always has a full house

at his receptions

where pleasures go

unremembered, unenjoyed, and unrepaid

in perpetuity


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