Thursday, September 24, 2009

Funeral for a Friend

Funeral for a Friend

They cut away at her
attempting to starve the demon
possessing her bones
They force her to run
using all remaining strength
to a chapel door
An alter candle burns out
the ascending medicated confusion
wafts and dissipates as
the door closes
Where was I?
Puking in the ditch
back on Zion Road

Diligence can’t prevent
the birth of guilt at death
Intercourse - an awkward exchange
of secret emotions in this pew
I don’t belong here
They judge me unfit
Disfellowship me


Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

WOW! Powerful and upsetting stuff!!!!

Welcome back, how are you?

bluerose said...

Hi Mary! I have sad news. My friend, Lynda from "Lynda's Garden", has passed away. I was hoping to write a final piece for Silk Creek Portal on "Lynda's Garden", but I just can't get in the mood. Hopefully soon.

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

That is very very sad! ;-(

I am so sorry!