make a show of it

'silver tongue', you say
frightful compliment
birth's performance anxiety
rather than a swelling
of the head

today though, this very moment

this tongue's gut stung
by a full vial of anaesthetic
come back tomorrow
perhaps then we shall
see a better show


Poetry by arquious
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Written on 2016-01-20 at 10:36

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Sometimes we are shocked into silence. Interesting piece.