John Scott Traczyk


John Scott Traczyk Poems

1. The Final Gate To Eden 5/27/2009
2. It Is Not This Night’s 12/17/2009
3. Unlit Songs To Stones 12/17/2009
4. Where I Go 4/7/2016
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It Is Not This Night’s

Again
with grainy rivers pooling rust
my legs dredge heavy on
through thickened mire
and wearying palms
of the thousand voices
burnt white as ghosts
from cold and jaded flames

Here I find my face is piercing
eyes locked upward
in a critical hunt
one hand above the other
channeling wave of wave
of unseen sleeping sounds of stars
warning unforgiveness to the deep

In blackened horror
coyotes run lost to caves of dread
hiding the chalk of fangs from light
jackals scream
at the trumpets of the night rogues
those who come ...

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