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Friday, January 22, 2010
What Binds Us
"... I stare at twists of ancient links,
And gaze to chains of double helix.
In-between cracks of stone,
I’m lulled away to find filaments anew
or something in the dust bowl of my skull
Searching the imagination for subtle clues.
Encoded upon the spider’s silver armor,
Intricate memories are woven,
And the slow itch builds.
The metallic flow rushing to the surface,
So slowly at first that it is mistaken for a breeze-
a needed fix.
Waiting in the wings for something to flutter by..."
"... The longing marrow slowly tearing,
At what was trapped within bright creation.
Under my skin I feel,
Where coursing warm waters are
Moving along by burning determination.
Heart rate quickening- yearning,
To see your toothy smile.
So what binds us you and I? ..."
From What Binds Us by Nisa West
A Changing Crow
- ► 2009 (21)