work in progress

My time is not your time;
these dark walls are my
veins, built by my own
steel hands, buttressed
by my unmeasured word-

spells conjured
by an injured queen
to keep the hounds
at bay.


Clifford Duffy said...
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luc u! said...

can spells


keep the hounds at bay?

Rachel Phillips said...

Your responses are poetry in and of themselves, clifford! Thank you!

... and luc u, that is a very good question!!