liturgy – a poem by Henry Brown

liturgy

beating of wings,
sky widens in iris
ears perk goosebump pent-up, is it sighing
or singing?

wondering wave of prayer to the streetlamps
from below, where the life is orange!
broke motion,

still-life,
too many fruits.
……………silver plate.

 

Henry Brown is a student/activist from Austin, Texas currently involved with the Democratic Socialists of America at Carleton College, where he is a Religion major/Spanish minor. His poems have been featured in Amethyst Review, Isacoustic, and Eleventh Transmission, and will appear in upcoming issues of The Bitchin’ Kitsch and After The Pause.

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