MARINA GIPPS

Rookie (Chicago, Illinois)

Perishable - Poem by MARINA GIPPS

Walls breathe like mice running
Not telling where.
The hate hides like rats
Not saying where. The love
nestles like puppies newborn
from light. And unborn like eggs
inside, we hold life:
fragile in the smallest fall.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, June 18, 2007


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