May 1, 2012

morning shower

Down in the tub
A sixth toe
Flipped up tap
Golden shower
Standing on head
Flesh colored vinyl
Ripping nails
On uneven caulk
Steam swallowed
Broken wings
That breath I held
In the palms
Of hands
Seeped every whole
These feet
Shattered and tired
Rubber to stiff
In the run
Of water

1 comment:

Brian Miller said...

whew...there are some days...a hot bath is just what is needed...and sounds like you had a rough one...

wait its morning? smiles...flesh colored that was an intersting line...