My Feather Road, for Open Link Night

My Feather Road

I mainline birds
until I can’t stop
fluttering; there is

a nonstop stream
under every word
I say. I am learning

to drive this car
made of wings,
lurching down

a street of strewn
feathers. Your car
made of stars can’t

drive my feather road.
Greater love affairs
than ours have ended

over smaller things
than this: certain
blocked exits, gaps

of little consequence
that somehow come
to mean everything.

 

 

 

For Open Link Night at dVerse Poets.

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16 thoughts on “My Feather Road, for Open Link Night

  1. ha, i def like the closure…on things coming to mean much…even if they arent or we pretend they dont at the time…take affairs for instance….really cool flow in this though…

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