Pieces V.

I sense this atop the black skies atop black skies.

I watch you swim below, kiss the fish, and back again to breathe.  Sometimes the drowned angels shutter an empty, floating wing.  I swear I see them wink at something above, if only something were above.  Something other than black, and that which rests in black.

I saw nine things in my dream. The nine divided into seven, the seven into nine.  The Orphic Egg cracked and twelve worlds spilled out, led at the charge by a winged and non-winged serpent.  (Take this all in.)

And watch it unwind. Watch it rain down. Watch it unwind.

And wait for the silences of dream.

(she was once alive.)

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About grasshopperstothemoon

“Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.”
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