Can You Dig It?

So many souls
as buried cathedrals
yet look closely
and even the barest hint
of broken spire
peeking out from beneath
the rubble and tomb-swell
will tell you that an elaborate
structure of magnificence
and wonder
is waiting to be extracted
and explored,
to be claimed
as a measureless find
of native
cosmic origins.
There is no time like the present
to dig
like there’s no tomorrow.

 

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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 three novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale, Raking the Dust, and Nocturne Variations, 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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4 Responses to Can You Dig It?

  1. I love the details in this. Incredible.

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