when springs are rusty

29 May

i think it was a car alarm’s intermittent horn blasts
arousing snippet flash images of a
a mother earth washboard gone dull;
worried by the sound of hope in her children’s voices
and so
she gathers broken limbs
weaving a neapolitan tapestry in silence;
a first sufferer catching fallen stings with trampoline sympathy and
sending woe back on its feet again with razors for eyes.

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2 Responses to “when springs are rusty”

  1. kvennarad May 30, 2014 at 4:53 am #

    Spring gets rusty over here by late June.

    • steve May 30, 2014 at 11:30 am #

      my cartiledge screams every morning

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