18.3.09

The woodcutter

His ceiling cries slow-oozing tears
& he weeps for this.

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He stuck an axe in the light fixture,
twisted til it bled a
crackle.
Plopping glass tears & dripping
blood gumdrops

over the
shiny tile-floor.

4 comments:

ty bluesmith said...

is this to be taken literally or like is like the light fixture like his penis or his lover or society or our modern culture of the unfairness of the class system or your protest against taxes or what tell me man i really want to know i also really like espresso a lot ok.

Roberta said...

the light fixture is his penis. which is a metaphor for taxes.

Chris East said...

i like this

jem said...

This is great. So very very visual.