Ellipsis (Spiraling Omissions)

taking over…
taking control…
black nails biting skulls…
separating…
…uniting
completing without being whole
mind your tongue…
don’t hold back…
…release and absorb
backlash…
whiplash…
mouth agape…
neck sore…
…third eye open
let go and rise…
light flows in…
shadows stretch…
cower…
lids stretched wide…
lips sewn in a silent scream…
…all just a dream
a flicker in the pitch black…
all movement unseen…
ears picking up the sound of air thinning
pounding heart like a fist…
against the wall of a cell made of bone…
knock knock… knock knock…
let me out… let me out…
…press the voice back in deep
ear to the floor…
awaken…
…awaken dreamer
shadows whisper past…
eyes snap open…
sharp inhale of ice…
remember…
remember dear god don’t forget…
…don’t forget to die before you wake


©️tara caribou & spiral artist – 2018

The Spiral Artist, if you don’t already know, sees beneath the surface, perhaps to another dimension altogether. He’s the sentence-finisher in my life. He’s a little twisted and that’s just fine by me.

9 Comments on “Ellipsis (Spiraling Omissions)

  1. I am blushing so red right now. I don’t think anyone’s called me “a little twisted” before.

    As for this poem, you have done most, almost all the work and what a wonderful work it is. If ever there was a master class on how to use the ellipsis to creepily potent effect, not just to invoke a false air of mystery but to invoke a full-force feeling of creeping dread, malevolent plans and overall EVIL… this would be it.

    Liked by 2 people

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Robert Charboneau.

Writer and Artist

living document

a collection of short poetry from an autistic mind

Anonymously Hal

Poetry, Photography, and Thoughts

FRANKENSKIES

The Lies in the Skies Exposed

Writer In Retrospect

"When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am..." --Maya Angelou

The Tigress Awakens

Welcome to my tiny corner of the universe filled with poems that I have written.

ED A. MURRAY

Author | Freelance Writer | Blogger

singlemomlife

livingforthemoon

Better Letters

Butterwell's Blog

my life as a piece of string

... from a silent space

Tofino Photography

Professional Wildlife, Landscape and Seascape Photography

Flicker of Thoughts

Love to write!

%d bloggers like this: