Today's poem is by Chris Forhan

Aspirin and Shadow

Moon I swallow at dawn
to unsludge the blood,
haul it along: clump
of dust disso1ving
that I might not
disolve too soon

into this dust
I trudge across,
moonlight fashioning
a blackness I drag
behind me, long
blank flag of myself.

Copyright © 2011 Chris Forhan All rights reserved
from Pleiades
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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