painting jack chevalier burning bridges 2009

make
way

breathe

endless river

connect
to crows

see them
still

in sickness's song

come
covered in crows

eye
to
eye

regard

face
living

souls
swim

out there
in here

beaten
by birds
dreaming

dead
dreams
dead

dreams
of dawn

dawn
cannot come

write words
with wolf

remember
breathing remember

heirs
in hell

scratching score
on skin
bleeding into
beak

before you
believe

sounds
so shrill
now you

know night's
knot

come
breathe

breathing
bird
breathe
beast

breathe

breath

breath

he
re
th
ere

so
breathe

breathe

bathe bird
in blood

ancient
arcade

opens
now

this moment
passing

quickly so
quickly

song
you breathe

breathe
bird's
song

breathe

breathe

blessed
bones of bird

bones
of

bird

come
close
to
crow

come
close

closer

breathe

breathe

death dark
ebony sea

who
followed you
to furnace

who

who

who

what of wing's
weigh

who whom
here
howls

howling
within

stone

prayer
perishes

here
prais

pause
between breaking
btraking

betwenn

branch
& branch

talk
talk
to twigs

walk

walk

to her
whomever
bird
bends
her
head
towards

touch
breath

if that

if
that

inferred
in immersion

call

call

call out
name

number

time turning

seas turning

you turning

into time

time entering time

night
after night

vanish

set
shadow free

what
of wing’s
wheels

wonder
so tired
of waiting

to
go

with remains

birds
bring
with beak

breaking

we are
breaking
apart

apparition
assembling

it all

back
again

constructing
song from string

believe

in birds
drifting
down

descent
dead divined

océan’s
offering

banquet
beasts
burn

for silhouettes

for song

under tiger’s breath
condemned choir
comes

comes
to
chant

mute

breath
in black

seas

horse
hears

fall
for her

in deep

painting - ©jack chevalier - burning bridges 2009

Christopher Barnet

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