john o'connell

Rookie (11.12.1949 / Limerick, Ireland)

The Sluices Of My Heart - Poem by john o'connell

the sluices of my heart
suddenly open
and pour their torrents
into every atom of my being -
filling the spirit
with an inexpressionable anguish
and drowning even the minds
darkest and most hidden crevices
in a flood of salinity.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 6, 2010

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