Posts Tagged ‘ Gold ’

In My Cave I Am Shackled

I landed alone

on this rocky shore

stranded in transit

to orients: eyes glazed

full of ivory rings, indigo tapestries.


In this cavern

your silhouette is emblazoned

a language on dank walls.


I am arrested in gold cuffs.

The starved flames simmer to embers

my bones turning to ashes

weeds growing in my cataracts.


The rot is my own.



I’m gonna name my kid Coliapea.

These things float up from the bottom.

The white roses stand straight

in the sea-glass bottle.


The flower buds droop

—-as if nodding

at their necks

Eclipsing the golden glow of the lamp.