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Krystle Eilen

Updated: Apr 15



primordial tautology


and so it spun its web in

anticipatory mourning,

dancing to the wingbeat of flies,

knowing that it all ends there and

then.


tremulous now,

it leaps into the gone,

subdued by witnessing flesh


after which 

comes the furnace of

duration.



Hangman  


A straight line is a house of fear—

a rite of ascesis 

debarring pullulation 

via the clean sweep of

a long-drawn-out punctuation—

a protracted dying,

if only to elude

the oval gaping maw,

now a scarred plenum—

the body desacralized

on which—I—hang 

crucified.



About the Author: Krystle Eilen is a 22-year-old poet who is currently attending university. Her works have been featured in A Thin Slice of Anxiety, BlazeVOX, Hive Avenue Literary Journal, The Orchards Poetry Journal, Poetry Life and Times, Dipity Literary Magazine, and Young Ravens Literary Review. During her spare time, she enjoys reading and making art.


 

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