Of a Critical Nature

Gravity PULLS where there is no

elasticity,

preparing the wearer for

amputation.

It WRENCHES the heart

from the sleeve.

Gravity CUTS off

circulation,

STARVING the cell,

YANKING split hairs

from their roots.

Gravity cares nothing

for sacrifice and labor;

it BREACHES all contracts.

EMASCULATING all

who dare stand still.

Gravity that age maker...

that pall bearer.....

that HEADSTONE OF INJUSTICE;

That sacred PUTRIDITY

swings low singing,

balance plus weight

PRESSURES

DEATH



Ravings of a Black Widow

A selection by JoAnna Varney-KondratĀ  2010

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