Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Brought Down to the Earth

I find myself

Photo by Antonio Alcántara on Unsplash

Brought down to the earth, I return to my birth
come to nothing, foundered and yet
before my chastening, I would flicker as a Narcissus
from nectar to nectar, seeking
again and again my God’s ambrosia
unhinged

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