Box of Pulsing Glass

slumber comes to rake the
lungs back – tremble now, the fangs inside of cages
the hollow blue of images on paper screens
                        ever rising
      to depleted hearts

recalling from tripartite speech, the granite sparks,
      electrifies a
tendency of unknown substances
            to fill in empty space,
to demodulate,
exposing thinner firmaments

but someone left the door
            ajar, the colored draught
escaping (wraithlike) through the dim
      shadowed hull of
            spired glass

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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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