Home > Garden of Grasses > A Thing of Anguish

A Thing of Anguish

by Joanne Marisa Leow
If you touch me
I might burst into a pool of pain
dissolving completely into a whirlpool
of my despair

I see now
so clearly
in my sobriety
what was before
clouded with a diaphanous
tenuous thread
        of fondness

such achingly perfect vision.



Garden of Grasses Home Page
Garden of Grasses Guestbook
Copyright © 1999 by Joanne Marisa Leow. All rights reserved.