Photo by Paul Brookes

This is not a poem

My body is a rainbow
My blood is an explosion
My heart is a rusty cage
These are not metaphors
 
Please take this literally
That cloud is my opinion
That road is an orange
That wish is my house
That burnt toast is my belonging
 
These are not metaphors
This hand is a metal spade
This foot is a knife edge
This mouth is a dark valley
These words are made of light
 
 This is not a poem
 This is the ultimate answer.
 This tells you how to live
 This tells you the only truth

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