Poetry Blog by Zach Dafoe
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A truth born of molars:
people are fickle and their feet will stake them, always, in fairer weather. They do this as our ungulate friends do: grazing from pasture to pasture.
We re hard-pressed, in life, to find people who move through the action of their eyes, upright and ahead, instead of the idleness of shuffling feet; we are hard-pressed to find people who act on principle instead of out...
Tuesday 12th March 2019 12:21 am
'we convinced the serpent to pull us across
we took on water and ships were lost
stuck trekking thru a bog that went so deep
screams from helheim could be heard from below
each time the surface broke
And our men, carrying pieces of our ship
above their heads
could feel the slain and bloated bellies of history
beneath their feet.
Tho we pulled out our lesser men
sunk to the chin,...
Tuesday 12th March 2019 12:19 am
of a whispered rack, lashed
against obsidian history
these ropes weren't made to slip over my wrists
but that's what god invented nails for.
breaking , split gut and glowsticks
cured ham and other salted relics :
tiger traps to tiptoe over
the weight of legends heavier
than bruised absconding feet
Wednesday 20th February 2019 2:56 pm
eyes roll west,
we see synapses dimly firing at easy targets and cheap jokes, teeth chattering, white and sharp, hungry for derision
for anything else but the terrifying bog
of what it is to be a human being in control of your own life.
instead, let's laugh at the tumbling waves of pending disaster
narrowly skirting by our lives each and every single day, pretending that ...
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 3:29 pm
I've only awoken on the sidewalk once
And once wasn't enough .
a black string is caught in the small hairs on my arms
cooling dews, falling: a near palpable mist
whirring and chittering insects
like collections calls
i can feel broken glass filling my pockets
unsent text messages to blocked numbers
i cant remember who fired the first shot
but in cer...
Friday 4th January 2019 4:49 pm