Posted by: Ron DuBour | February 18, 2018

Pain of Glass~by Paul Lenzi


 

 

Pain of Glass

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“Embodiment” – Glass Sculpture by Eric Franklin

morbid bones
dressed with
ossified cartilage
work to create
crystal skeletons
ringing with
durable pain
sharp tortures
of tuning forks
resonant screams
piercing torsos of
tendons and tissue
unbearable noise
filled with agony
no one can hear
save the microbes
those tiny mad
toxiform agents
who hum their
malevolent chorus
to alchemic sounds
of a deep dense
infection that
transforms the
once supple
structures of bone
into hard rigid
girders of glass

 

From my book Ephemera


Responses

  1. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers

    • most welcome always!!


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