Pagosa Springs Artists

Pain

There’s a quivering death in my skin, my stomach,

Compression death in my head, my bones,

Choking death in my mouth, my soul,

Disappearing death of God

When only the devil

Stays around

Here.

 

first published in Free Focus

©2000 Bonnie Manion

   

Poem of the Month

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