Gaze not upon the noon, the hour of sol - star-filled eyes fade.

By Future of Despond

glance
askew
at
the world
my
cornea
shattered





terrified of
mirrors
a broken eye
I cannot
see
don't want to see
please no
please stop don't
show me my

broken eye
weeping, softly
stream of fluids
and silent, silent
dread -


darkness comes
again
but
hazed clouds
of saline pus
(a galaxy of broken glass)
blot out the
stars this time

blood fleck red dwarf stars
iris tissue fragment nebulae
beads of fluid constellations
imprints the decimated retina
-the vast magnificience
of the
eternal, endless heavens
permanently reflected
achieved by humans at last
in his ruined eyes

do not tell him this

- he cannot see it

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Copyright 2005 Future Corsair of Despond
Published on Friday, March 4, 2005.     Filed under:
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  • The Crimson Queen On Wednesday, March 16, 2005, The Crimson Queen (928)By person wrote:

    magnificent write...

  • sIo On Wednesday, March 16, 2005, sIo (911)By person wrote:

    wow....makes me shiver. awesome write

  • A former member wrote: Superb writing. Trully something to end the night on. Imagery, indeed, is just immaculate. +T.P.U+

  • Anth On Friday, March 4, 2005, Anth (1141)By person wrote:

    brilliant work, the imagery resplendant, jagged, fractured, yet crystal clear,very fine

  • Solace On Friday, March 4, 2005, Solace (1081)By person wrote:

    wow...completely shattering brilliance...i am humbled...favorites...

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