Battling Dragons

(a pilgrimage)

E. Quivocate
15 March 1971
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and splattered stained
rubies on my neck
and arms
and skin-itched graces
I'm coming apart
at the seemingly
needing to be

I will shatter
glass and ice
in the corners
of a not-so-newly
furnished brain

and I will stitch up

this strange day


"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage"

-Anais Nin.


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