These Lightning Fingertips: A Poem



I dreamed once of laying under the strobes of heart

in that dream

the atoms of my body rolled to distant starlights

distant rests


I felt my toes vanish into the electric sparkling

(peace finally after the struggle) and

that silent firework twinkled its way up

my ankles,

my hips


When the dissolve (resolve)

hit my lungs

it took my air and broke it up

when it took my heart

it stole my blood


it hit my eyes and I

gave it my brain


and when finally, finally

I was scattered

across infinity finally, finally

my useless body knew peace

among the starlight


A dream indeed

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Wade Lancaster

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