by JD DeHart

of course the

liquid source finds

its driven little root

deep in the earth


this is the sense

of flush and shame,

the dream of being

a sore thumb in a universe

of fine lady fingers 


or else the compounded

but deceitful set of desires

that light up with skinny

trails of liquid fire


strangely cooled

in one momentary

instant of realism.


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JD DeHart is a writer and teacher.  He blogs about books at

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