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Altarwise By Owl-Light

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Altarwise by owl-light in the half-way house
The gentleman lay graveward with his furies;
Abaddon in the hangnail cracked from Adam,
And, from his fork, a dog among the fairies,
The atlas-eater with a jaw for news,
Bit out the mandrake with to-morrows scream.
Then, penny-eyed, that gentlemen of wounds,
Old cock from nowheres and the heaven's egg,
With bones unbuttoned to the half-way winds,
Hatched from the windy salvage on one leg,
Scraped at my cradle in a walking word
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Ratnakar Mandlik 27 October 2016
The Atlas eater with a jaw for news Stunning write. Thanks for sharing it here.
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Susan Williams 05 January 2016
It's like crucial moments in history, both Christian and secular, are woven and interwoven and mingled with sexuality and the genesis of words and... whew! there are a lot of moments of time, past, present, and future melded together here:
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musical brilliance/gorgeous humor.....what a joy to read thomas
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Brian Jani 26 April 2014
Awesome I like this poem, check mine oit
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