Skin the New Day

the dawn is breaking
            like the tiger fever
or unseen transmissions from
headlights
      in the arbored lane

the frightened particles attach
regression happens
            like a wave of castles, only
faster

      trial of the light, trading years for longer
seconds – reintroduce the center
to inducted planes

            this is what was promised
to newer humans       on the highest
      hottest
dusted iron slab

and it means failure
or the start of
            something learned beyond
      empty homes and boxes

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About QuietMonolith

I was just a mild mannered young man living in Portland, OR, until one day....POOF! I turned into a crazy, nefarious, thieving, drug-crazed lunatic. I had lots of therapy and spent many months in hospitals and treatment facilities. Eventually, at the end of my rope, I decided to change everything. With the support of my family and friends, I have embarked on a quest to achieve optimum wellness. I am making radical changes in every part of my life, and in the way I approach the world in which I live. Follow my blog, The Wellness Quest, to experience what happens when a desperate addict takes hold of his destiny and devotes all his time and energy toward making a full recovery. I am also a writer and poet. Follow my blog, What We Left Behind in Crowded Rooms, to take a look at some of my recent poems.
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