Sweeet Shop

11253927_773306446119741_5894553572545036027_o

I am the pearl of insulin upon the sliver of steel,

Clear and pungent.

I can take you back to the days when you roamed in the grass

Like a freshly emerged butterfly

Until your body refused to obey and you had to come indoors

To blood tests, syringes and Pampers.

But now, close your eyes. Touch me.

Imagine the sliver of steel away. And so, like a sweetshop filled with

Bright blue gobstoppers and electric laces,

Your future awaits.

Advertisements

11 thoughts on “Sweet Shop

  1. A final note: your irony with the image you selected was not, in the end, lost. I will say however, that the layers of your intent maybe too elusive, too tenuous. But, never mind. let them be as such. This piece works at the levels it should. Bravo!

    Liked by 1 person

Have something to add or a question to ask? Now is the time!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s