coal

coal 2017-07-29T00:23:46+00:00

Project Description

coal

My grandmother ate coal
chomping down on the blackest blood of the earth
savoring the darkness, the grit
and swallowing it down

the scabs of a thousand wounds
pooling beneath the skin
bruising under the hip
as her children ride and wail

brats that love her when they are drunk
or remembering the
aloneness
that is life

snot nosed buggers, those fuckers
those sweet babes
they will be the death of her
the death and the pride