How the Heart

The sound,
the fury,
and brassy racket
the multitudes within
have made on my behalf,
or fractures to mend,
yet my heart,
bare in its asking
and grievous wants,
resounds its measureless bask
to innocence with no end
or fixed cause.

 

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About John Biscello

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello now lives in Taos, New Mexico. He is the author of two novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale and Raking the Dust, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. His blog--Notes of an Urban Stray--can be read at johnbiscello.blogspot.com. Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year.
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6 Responses to How the Heart

  1. Having coffee and looking for something to read. Thank you for coming through for me. 😍

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  2. Yes, you are one of the Sincere Ones, and perhaps the Willy Wonka of candy-heart-making πŸ™‚

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