Sunday, June 30, 2013

Poem 91: Sanctuary

Sanctuary

praying 
        ferns 
sweep the darkness 
from ancient 
        pagan idols'
lichen-clad feet
courtly 
        bowing 
            deeply
tasting the lurid 
        honey
of diluvian decay
  re/
  in/
      spiring 
their fog-enfolded 
         sanctuary

(c) 2013, by Hannah Six