Electric Trees

A poem about love and heartbreak

Andrew Jacono
May 3, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by Jonas Kaiser on Unsplash

Her hair reminded me of electric trees
Vibrating in waves of soundless lightning

Her teeth were suns that blinded the moon

Every word she twiddled on her tongue
Reminded me of the day she whispered

That she would walk the forest alone

I find myself a fool for wasting light
Living in the shadow

Of her purple flame

When the dust of her old hums finally fade
And the music she brought spins scratches into vinyl

I’ll ask why she turned her head

To find herself in those burning eyes
She spun away on a silent gray morning

To lug her fire back home

Andrew Jacono

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Musician, mountaineer, and writer for P.S. I Love You, The Junction, and others. If you’d like to learn more about me, you can visit www.andrewjacono.com

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Musician, mountaineer, and writer for P.S. I Love You, The Junction, and others. If you’d like to learn more about me, you can visit www.andrewjacono.com

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