Tuesday, July 29, 2008


For his birthday, she gifted
him with a raven fetish,
which, when held,
ensorcelled him
in a shadow
of elder thoughts.
Its shadow spread
and draped
across his shoulders
like Balzac's cloak
cast in bronze
by Rodin,
the French mage.

1 comment:

Alex Moore said...

yum. sparse but powerful; evokes a world in just a few words.