Floating Above My Deadline

Christina Strigas

If you want fire
light up a smoke,
it’s been too long
since I inhaled
your toxic words.
I am lounging
around, letting the cold air
fill my lungs.
Dragged from one city
to another in a state
of loss. Loss of the
astute ways you nudge
my knees apart
from the outskirts
of your town. Walls restrict
and leave me to build
fondness
admiration
of your fossilized words
that can bury me
under the frozen rivers
of this province.

I dreamed that you loved me
as you were meant to,
that you spoke to me,
as you would like to,
clearly
I saw your lips move
first in front of mine
soon after they traveled
along my frontiers.

It seems uncivilized to chase
a fox
yet honeyed words
will make most women
contradict and fool
even themselves.
She should stop.
She should go.
She should stop and go.

I…

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2 thoughts on “Floating Above My Deadline

  1. I love how your work flows complete and without any stumbles or stutters to the voice in my head. It’s like tracing a line around a big picture and never picking up the point of the pencil. At the end, you end up with the heart of it. Beautiful, Christina.

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    1. Wow really? I thought it was just my fucked up head going around and around, but glad that others especially men can connect to the words and emotions. I really appreciate your comments. Thank You.
      Chrissy xx

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