Indigo Hawkins

Rookie (April 30,1989 / Virginia)

Indigo Hawkins Poems

81. I Am Afraid Of Churches 2/7/2008
82. Cavity 5/4/2009
83. Still Life 7/27/2008
84. Kinetics Of Self 11/11/2007
85. Maybe I Miss You 7/19/2008
86. Heap Of Random Images 4/28/2008
87. Benediction 7/30/2008
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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
or not at all. I merely want to rest
my temple on your temple - to utter
“Hosanna” in the shared throat of a split
alley; to awake spread beneath heavens,
frank before your eyes of melted wax, lit
with a tart torridity which leavens
my body as if I were dough submerged
in a puddle of consecrated wine.
I will pour holiness as honey, splurged
on rose hips and sopping clothes: our benign
impurities to dulcify and bless -
I ...

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Pablo Picasso Said

“Women are either goddesses or doormats.”

Let me tell you: I have been stomped on, trod on,
plodded on by an assortment of muddled soles, each smearing
grime on my Welcome in a misbegotten attempt at clearing
the accumulated clumps of earthen contempt
composed of crushed fire ant corpses and
decaying pine needles from the contours
of their collective conscience.

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