Poem: Hard Truth Surrounded by Dark Chocolate is Better for the Throat

Sleeping Under the Banyan Tree, by Marina Abramovic, 2010

 

Hard Truth Surrounded by Dark Chocolate is Better for the Throat

by Shannon P. Laws

 

Paper picks up marbled paint

skims the dream I left under

a tree overnight in the yard

 

Wet blades of grass are your hair and my head trying to connect

A wire through the two of us relays less than

a pair of cups and knotted string

 

Black braided rope hangs from the ear

If only you had said yes to dinner

 

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Shannon Laws

Shannon P. Laws lives in the Pacific Northwest. She is a published poet, currently working on a series of short stories. For seven years she produced award-winning community radio programs that promoted the PNW music/art community. Shannon's other interests include operating her voice-over company, Chickadee Productions.

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