Tiny White Flowers

Tiny White Flowers

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Linebreak :: Original Poetry, Updated Weekly

Linebreak :: Original Poetry, Updated Weekly

Today's poem is by Michelle Chan Brown, an appears on Linebreak.

Here's an excerpt:

Mar 6, 2012


Written by Michelle Chan Brown

Read by Stephanie Rogers

What we heard about thirst was true.
Everywhere, water. Everywhere, salt.
And we drank it. We learned to love
our crumpling bones. Each sunspot
on our skin deserved a christening.
Distance gifted the world a shimmer.
Time passed, perhaps. We grew wolfish...

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Poetically yours,

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