thin wishes

July 21, 2007

There is nothing here for us
and it looms, so we will starve our shadows
and become beautiful.

We did not ask to be made flesh.
Flesh is always writhing
under its demands.

We shall stay out of the way
and become beautiful, like icons
that can turn and be unseen.

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2 Responses to “thin wishes”

  1. gabrielae said

    What can I say that won’t sound trite? I guess I’ll just have to be unoriginal…This is beautiful. Keep writing!

  2. You are very kind. I will 🙂 .

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