a tattoo of your name, somewhere

By Alanarchy

When you have to title it,
You split  it,
like a pittance.
a carved out

Rend. Skin in needlepoint
ink prose, ring-third finger grown

Band of gold


and when you see it
in the zphyr
you break it down to the barest form

i wanted you in cypher.

alpha, beta, charlie,

signals on the sun;

a tattoo of your name
like a slit
in my arm, puzzles

of nothing





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Copyright 2013 Alanarchy
Published on Saturday, November 2, 2013.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • carlosjackal On Saturday, November 25, 2017, carlosjackal (2585)By person wrote:

    Mikey! Come back!

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  • Decoy On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, Decoy (42)By person wrote:

    A departure for the emotions, I love how you took such few words and helped your reader(s) "feel" what you are trying to say. Genius !!

  • soul_versing On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, soul_versing (1097)By person wrote:

    You challenged my fragmented mind to dig a little deeper in thought. ...reading this was like free-falling but landing safely on your feet all at once. I guess what I'm trying to say is... mindfully brilliant piece, that leaves an imprint on those who catch the meaning/purpose. *being fulfilled in simplest form* Bows- Scholar

  • Dreaming in Stanzas On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, Dreaming in Stanzas (331)By person wrote:

    "ink prose" ....nuff said.

  • A former member wrote: I dig this...very deeply.

  • zempeck On Sunday, November 17, 2013, zempeck (10)By person wrote:

    I liked it very much! i was there , spur of the moment with long term sneaking in , Oh what to do.

  • Randy East On Saturday, November 2, 2013, Randy East (17)By person wrote:

    I really like this! The way the words flow. Its very stream of consciousness. Much like mine.

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