Based in the bayou. Launched from the levee. Leftovers are we. 

 

Antonyms for a Paradox

Antonyms for a Paradox

Antonyms for a paradox

 

Is it over, gentle thing?

Have you seen beyond the brow?

Have you caught the echoing wind?

Have you seen my here and now? 

 

Did you know, that ferns are wise?

And birds seek flowers with reptilian eyes?

Did you ask me this before?

The secret sealed forevermore?

 

Have you known a fish to cry?

Or heard the dust settle and sigh?

Have you asked me this before?

The birth that lies within the core?

 

Why were you so choked and damp?

Spinning veils around the lamp? 

Have you asked me this before?

Of skins swelled and blue upon the shore?

 

Where do ladybugs come from?

And why did you leave a trail of crumbs”?

Have you asked me this before?

Or heard the silence beneath the roar?

 

 

Has it begun, your firstborn blood?

Have you cast your hook into the flood?

And why, oh why, did you spool the string?

Had you seen what came before?

 

I beg you not, curiosity.

For you’ve spun lies out of me.

Synonyms for a Thing Without a Name

Synonyms for a Thing Without a Name

A phrase, lost in thought

A phrase, lost in thought