She Speaks Truth on Youtube

I hope she knows who she is.

It was in Romania, this much I know;

Lens flare took her

Stretched taut, cross-continental sprawl

Whipped by saline drifts, the marks

Bleaching delusions, old dreams –

A book on a bedside curls.

Take that ankh, and keep it set

Between a clavicle that struck five chords

                            – an interjection, quizzical –

Straight up to the viewer – leave a comment

If you will, I’ll make your tongue

Change shape.

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About Benjamin Norris

Published writer of short stories, long stories, poems. Well received art critic and cultural commentator for Berlin magazines. Collaborator with operatic societies. Co-writer of fictional historic psycholinguistic journals. Lecturer of architecture and art history at a Budapest University. View all posts by Benjamin Norris

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