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A Forest

Free verse

Black and white photo looking up at large, looming towers in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
Image by Kazue Asano on flickr, CC.

willing objects of the city’s voyeurism,
godless and seduced by ineffable concrete,
we echolocate the verticals in our personal city,
our personal forest of twilight psychology.

the heart of darkness is merely confusion
in the lenticular angles we flex between,
radiant bodies jarring walls…



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