Skip to content

C.P.R.

January 19, 2011

You Swan Go On

As good as I could possibly imagine my life getting, it did
After I met you
The way you reached inside my chest and pulled out things and sent off in breaths blew
And as good as it got with all the layers peeling off, and though I writhed
I could not upset you
With your hand down my throat you held on to my heart and pumped blood through

And then “it’s time to go” you said “it’s time to go out
You little gray goose
Get out from under my wing” you said  “go on you swan you turn loose”

I was so “it’s over”
I was so “we died”
I was so “your hand on my heart pumping blood went limp” and oh, I fly
Oh swan inside

(Mount Eerie)

 

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s