Poetry

The Particulars

By September 17, 2016 11 Comments

Millie Ho Poetry The Particulars

I gnaw through blue fingers
raised in a half salute.

Let’s dissect the particulars.

The thread is loose
so
I
pull it out.

Crash and sail,
crash and sail.

It’s the fall now
so you’re out.

It’s easy to slip,
slip and slide,
cut and glide.

It’s the fall now
and I’m out.

Switch the order,
kneel and
bow.

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Millie’s Note: I wrote this in the throes of my final Draft Three revision/editing efforts (which is due next week, ahhhh). This poem relates to the novel, and I decided to entertain the flash of inspiration and just write it down. So here it is.

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