pulse
remembering

vocabulary

break
down

bird’s
wing

way you have
with beasts
& martyrs

we are slaves

to movement

watch
rapace glide

gaze
with eyes
closed

first
to last

out
in field

in forest

desecrated
water

pass
through

haunted
hieroglyphs
hewn by horse

in horse’s
hours

forgive flight

what
of wing

need nectar
now


fall
on knees

remember
exact details

place
purpose

ancestral
self stained

be
my twin

weep
longitudes
& latitudes

fall

go on

ring bells
for birds

keep
on going

ceremony
of remembering

arteries

still

torrential

watch water
spill
sleep forever

in forest
with fallen

from depths

you cannot see
sea remembering

whoever we were

we are

créatures
so cruel

leave us

alone

open carcass
some day
or other
night

night
knows
night

CB Pulse

Christopher Barnet

Christopher Barnet

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