*POETRY WARNING* Meltdown


this blue-green fat beetle
I worship like a totem


spiracle-breath on my finger
yet
contemplate
his shell under my foot
crunch into the gravel
and
whether I'd survive whole
the devastation
of killing him



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

At Ian's Place - Part One, in which you may find a creature....

Don't Be That Guy at the Party - Mitigating Toxic Relationships

Trigger-Happy vs. Bag of Onions, AKA Dr. Who is my Favorite Therapist

Truth vs. Publication (or Science is the New Clickbait)

"Based on Actual Events" - Memory vs. Reality in Writing

27 Hours of Philadelphia - Art in the Sky

I Can't Follow You

My AA Story - Find Your Tribe

UPdate on Things: Coyote the Trickster, aka Remember That Time I said I wasn't gonna blog today?

Business Tattoos vs. Deb-utante Ball aka My Coming-Out Party