The Blue Writer


One watches the night

Draw itself in etcheresque repeat,

Essence of ink-stained

Retching, a calibrator of tilings

Less amenably cauterized than

Other bleedings, dense as Lourdes,

And slowly pale to a shade

Of massyness almost 

Torquemadan. 


- David W. Mitchell
 
 

to David   /  to Moongate

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