Take Your Vitamins
Have you depleted my skin enough
to inscribe in pencil your edicts?
Fjords would give away tectonically,
quivering as geese-feathered fingers
migrated and the earth began to reject
the moisture it had aridly stored.
I now welcome the graphite eagerly
and hoard iron arsenals for the fists
and concentrate my mind on when nerves
recapture their steel, tempered in cold.
You left just leachate leaking from the
dusty corner of a cavernous eye.
It caught you ignore blatantly the non-
Newtonian physics of a clay heart, but
such is no invitation for the tenderizer.
I thank God that caverns can