Treasure Island

oluchukwu ifechukwu


crimson christmas


Joshua's annual descent
vitiates his invisible ubiquity,
paved paths prepared,
proliferate the sublime scandal

when eclectically appropriable
in the wafer austere
as in the bottle hedonist,
omnipotence at frailty's mercy

proffers a banquet unwieldy,
reverently relished in the wafer,
boisterously in the bottle
bacchanalian bosoms bustle him:

they spurn his Utopia intangible,
evacuating the visible bounty
on the swift surreal speed
of their brimful quadruped coffin

who brooking no biped ahead
crashes into his paedestrian crossing,
rehashing over their spilled bloods
Joshua's primeval hovering over the waters...

Submitted: Friday, November 09, 2012

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