For the Love of Poetry

A poem — Casts out all health, Head-spinning, heart-pounding. Captures in headlights of love – it needles, pins, Operates on souls, Festers veins to coal, Burns the skin a gold, Making path to home, Knocks and downs the doors Swelters ev’ry bone. Pushing, stretching, Edges the explode, Grabs the flesh all ’round, tears a sleepless …

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