Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Neil Carpathios: "No More Same Old Silly Love Songs"

When the radio in my car broke I started to notice the
I began to stop exaggerating the color of leaves,
how their reds and oranges needed no wordy
I started to open the window and smell the wet
after morning rain. Crows on the phone line,
their blackness and stubborn dignity. I even noticed my
gripping the wheel, the small dark hairs, the skin,
the knuckles and the perfect blue veins.

"No More Same Old Silly Love Songs" by Neil Carpathios, from Beyond the Bones. © FutureCycle Press, 2009.

Photography credit: Unknown (originally color).


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