Jonathan Land

Rookie (July 31st,1986 / Jerusalem, Israel)

Midnight Or So - Poem by Jonathan Land

A slow drink
A pillow unturned for a while,
maybe a little too long
A portrait of a sad girl I
have never met
All tomorrow's clothes, set up
neatly among, above the wreckage
A rusted coin of 6 flip sides
(and aren't B-sides a lonely commodity?)
An empty bookshelf, overloaded
with books
A dream, weaving itself from an armchair,
that becomes a wheelchair
A wall of cobweb and white
A lullaby


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 4, 2005



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