SANITY #poetry by jay

Inside the mind comes sanity
if only for now
words come in bitefuls
less flattering—
yes, 
for now they miss
but I strive toward(s)
knowing they serve
me well
so, 
I forge forward 
steady as steel
hot as fire
readied as feline
stealth
in instinct,
pouncing
on latent stories
congealed in wax
bygones 
of black ink
fragments of bitten
bytes and fontless
allegories
blurry, unseen
dormant?
yes— 
but still, distilled
indeed blessed.

Jay Mora-Shihadeh

Photo by Claudia Ramírez on Unsplash

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