Of Structure and Grace Formed by Jessica Ni Leacai

I would wish myself a wall,
a fortress of forgotten time,
of stone surfaces in buildings built.

No towers there trapping me,
nor my heart so horridly bound,
And I not melted in marbled moments.

No faked fallacy,
No whispered want.

With the earth my eternal chamber,
A burial beneath the brandished bodies,
and asphalt not asking of our antiquity.

paip

This poem can be read on poetry.com- http://poetry.com/poems/371965

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About jessienileacai

Irish speaker and artist. I love music, art, languages,literature, history, travel, photography, and comedy. I love Ireland, my heritage, the old ways and the beauty and people of this small island and its surrounding tiny islands
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