Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 40 | December 2019 | Migraineur and other poems by Michele Seminara

Migraineur and other poems by Michele Seminara

Migraineur

recalled — by snapping synapses  in brain — to inland hushed by chemical cascade — a swaddling rain — migraine muscles body to live — instead of head — in bed and consciousness to monitor the flame. how wise the flesh to rein the mind, to turn its outward looking in; re- coil thought to meditate the dumb pathways of pain. vehicle tempering wayfarer — restrain. restrain. restrain.

Run Rabbit

The coiled snake of my father’s anger  sleeps at the base of h...

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