Turtle Island (part three)

Posted by ractrose on 5 Apr 2019 in Art, Poems

    Turtle Island   iii.   Distance daunts to insignificance, if cutting stones And this one dare suppose…are torture less than suffocation A fate that by those things the prisoners (who years have cruised seas Indonesian) Know themselves, as in, “I know myself a thing about volcanoes. We are,” the reluctanter hisses, to the […]