The Junction
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The Junction

PARALYTIC

Photo by Brian Lundquist on Unsplash

I am paralysed, silent, stuck
in a shadow behind this mountain
I scurry into a winter-valley:
Dried up, shrivelled, weather-beaten:
Rock- hidden fossils, time set in stone.

Evolutions of Medusa’d scare the shit out of me
Even if I wasn’t afflicted by a peculiar petrified decay.
she gazed all the way into me
rubbed away something, eternally…

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