Foam

Collect her broken bones,
her sea-washed cortege,
and sentences of charged
glimmer,
and pay close
reverence
to where
the slow, reedy breath
of the pearl
steams the shell
of its host,
and when the time
is right,
just right,
kiss
the unknown lips
of her hidden history,
uncollected
to the tides
palling fringes
of foam
and memory.
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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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3 Responses to Foam

  1. Sensual and tender. Beautiful

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