Black & Kinky Amongst Brown Waves

poem of the week: vessel
May 23, 2012, 10:35 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

(C) 2012 by margaux delotte-bennett

gaping mouthed
hollow bellied empty
longing to be filled
laying claim to all the
scattered bits
in one place
gathered to have
collected to hold

upon being put to use
the vessel fulfills its purpose
lives out the dream
until done

the sum of the parts
now poised with purpose
potent in their prime
full and


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I read this
Thought through it in multiple ways
delighted selfishly at myself
so I stopped and picked one
It was a good one.


Comment by P.Williams

the vessel the piece refers to shifted for me throughout the writing and the editing process (even from line to line). I like that and I’m happy that as a reader the same happened for you…

Comment by kinkywaves

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