Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Poem Tuesday: "Senfgas"

Come and kiss me:
I am poison.
Come and warm me:
I am death.
In the nighttime,
Hear me calling,
Lock your doors tight,
Fear my breath.
As the wind blows
Through the brambles
So do I pass
Through the world.
If you see me,
Tell nobody.
Choking death
Will be unfurled.

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I'll let you research what "senfgas" is on your own. Anyway, I really love Townes Van Zandt, and this is inspired by the structure of "Snake Song." Only, because I also really love WWI, it got kind of mixed up with that. So yeah. I'm very tired. Good night.