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Play in the Night

Play in the Night

                      --Michael Kwack

 

 

From two o’clock

When owls hoot

Up to four when cocks crow

Surely I will be kept awake,

 

To watch the secret play

Of the conscious and unconscious.

 

However, I will not see

The queer performance inside me

As a mere dream in the night.

 

If I long for better plays,

More I will wander dur...

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Mirror

Old wounds have begun to heal.

This new life feels unreal. 

The shadow hanging above my soul.

I was once trapped within a role.

The wounded one full of anger

Dragging his worthless anchor.

Behold look into the mirror.

Now gaze upon your own error.

You thought you couldn't stumble

But it's the season to be humble.

No time for embracing illusion.

The former has reach...

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Layers

I’m gonna be so pretty for you,

She says

As one layer falls off and tumbles to the ground -

Hugging your feet

Like a lash of waves.

I’m gonna be so pretty for you,

Let me be pretty for you,

I will be the prettiest I’ve ever been,

She says

As one layer of flesh peels off, along with her clothes.

One layer of soft lips melts from her features -

Layers and layers till...

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