09 February 2010

Catch-Me-Now Cachet

vodka-valium-latte

been searching for
an absolute pose
where pain disappears
and sleep’s sweet

it seems less battered
in a moment’s
disconnect by eyes
stochastic shuttering

if it’s there I know
it will be brief
to capture just or
ever hold your peace
© 25 January 2010, I. D. Carswell