Journey (redo)

October 28, 2015

Wow, Grace. You are in the zone!

Grace Black Ink

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The narrative of my flesh
is erupting now,
and I cannot pull
the stars any closer
toward my mouth.
So I swallow whole
the entire night sky
and flee with only
memory
of foreign moons
and tears of crystal
ache; an afterbirth
of a life expelled.
a life with confines
and constraints
that I choke back
black
bile
flight
there is no other way
this script is coded
in skin, and breasts
and hips, lips of love
have leapt and I’ve
nothing
nothing left—
The narrative of my flesh
is erupting now.

© Grace Black


31in31

The October Poetry Journey continues… #OctPoWriMo  This was originally written for #NaPoWriMo and I am reposting it here for the challenge today.

Today is Day 28 of OctPoWriMo  join me, 31 poems in 31 days. Do you dabble in word play as well? Let’s create 31 in 31!

Love and…

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