Alek Lenth

Freshman - 853 Points (12/12/87 / El Paso)

Night-Queen - Poem by Alek Lenth

the Jaguaresse,
golden lines

the net she lays about herself
entangles spots of dark

-seduces them
-to stick to her.

now, notice how she blends and blurs with all she lays beneath.

her golden slivers
appear as

between the leaves
(she shivers)

looking at her inverse sky
she is no thing of night

she reminds you dear
of a cloud filled day
of fecundity
...of birth

way up; atop

small-clouds-break -off
the good-night-queen

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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