Indigo Hawkins
Virginia

Poems

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1.
Benediction
'Let the love of harlots be sanctified.' ~unknown woman

When you come to me, realize I behest
no edifice. Love me in a gutter
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2.
Heap Of Random Images
-There is no Why.-
wet walnuts, mellow daffodils
sozzled
a vat of cider simmering psalms
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3.
Maybe I Miss You
I think this as I step
out of the downpour into my body, a trough
where this yearning collects and solidifies
into something like a plea, an Eloi, Eloi stuck
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4.
I Am Afraid Of Churches
I read the bible for the poetry and for
the love, or at least I did before
I became afraid of churches.
My fear of them stems
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5.
Still Life
crisp pearl apples hemorrhage
splashes of walnut wash

the decay dribbles between
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6.
Cavity
Morning brought a bird with the body of a man. A bird with one
big vacant eye and a beak, smooth, body a sickle, unsatisfied
motion muted by muscle atrophy as her angular, absurd voice
murmured bone echoing upon the innards of a dark steel vault.
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7.
Kinetics Of Self
this month I began a new cycle
of creation-resignation-perpetuation.
who am I, and who are you?
if only I knew, if only I knew:
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8.
I Will Be A Story
I.
the day began as a mirage.
dressed in the garb of a wise king,
i dab frankincense on my wrists
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9.
On The Evolution Of Communication:
10.
Ode To Job
Everyone can rhyme, but who has the time
to spend their days grumbling about the sublime?

Who cares to be querulous, who wants to be serious?
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