Do You See What I See?

In the lighted cursive
of stars,
she finds herself,
coursing,
a glaring speck of cosmic language,
a flickerflash dot
yellowing in a deluge of night-sea,
tethered to distant moons
and Memory,
of who she was,
and is,
tenderly traced
and grooved
in swaths of glacial velvet,
that soft gaping yearn
between intimacy
and loss,
between falling
and rising,
where she burns,
and leaves off,
a silent kiss
melting the bluest frost.
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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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