Ella McCrystle

Rookie (3 October 1967 - / Baltimore MD USA)

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Poems have appeared in MiPoesias, Snow Monkey, Wicked Alice, Citizen32, Ligature, The Erotica Readers & Writers Association, Quintessence Magazine, MiPo~Print, SpaceBreather, Ink [Magazine], The TMP Irregular, Writer's Hood, Epiphany Magazine, Survivor Wit, Literati Review, Quietpoly Writers' Magazine, The James River Poetry Review, Sometimes I Sleep With ... more »

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Best Poem of Ella McCrystle

Not The Confessional

I don't come holding a silver plate
piled high with off-white sin.
I want no incense or collared priest
to absolve or sentence me.
I am not penitent. I am pensive.

Webbed consciousness shivers as
I grasp amnesia's knot. Veins
swell. My vision rocks. I seek
dialogue, discourse with selves:
demons, saints, angels, whores.

Eucharistic parts suffocate,
fearing judgment, punishment.
Only blank pages, opened mouths
offer needed sanctuary, not
dark secrets in a Confessional.

I want no absolution in a dusty booth.
I taste the ecstasy of the...

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