Podcast #11: April 14th, 2022
Welcome to Season Two, and ten weeks of poems that have featured in my month-long project for #NationalPoetryMonth and #NaPoWriMo. To start, here are the pair of poems that began the month of April. No jokes here…
The Great /Wave off Kanagawa what you see, her water, life affirmed no real care for symbolism or belief let that be for others who, let’s be fair only came here to wave their intellect at you, the forward slash contemptible example of a mind half cut with grief perilously lacking in normality obvious lost soul inside their church . water, rising as a mountain, breath printed there to mirror, every claw predictable, anxiety dependent, expecting moment, confluence comes crashing down and it will, as a consequence within other people’s definitions, pressed so hard into paper, fear is permanent this was never meant as art at all . it is reproduced as a reminder, warning we are but the smallest part of her monumental hole.
paradoxical heart finally it’s dead time to drop the knife hitting more won’t make it right only carves healthier facsimile impression you have just destroyed cut new mark into a willing welcoming arm see how much sharper finer it becomes never to share or hold a grudge within plain clothes those other normal people love wear as lies are spied but they have never been worn raiment of thorns crucifying sins as fading hope one day we might wake up mortal that resembles whole