Treasure Island

Guillermo Veloso

(September 25 1962 / New York City)

My Garden of Broken Things


I hold this chalice virgin, but
This glass is already broken
It shines radiant in the light
My garden is a garden of broken things
Lives like glass already broken in youth
The wounds I suffer I suffered in the womb
The sun I gaze upon rises in the dark and falls at dawn
The end I embrace
Lives in the precious moment
And so releases me

Submitted: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Edited: Sunday, August 19, 2012

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