it only happens once
anger listens briefly
yet lingers with strange control
a canopy over my head
the structure swallows
the general greyness of my quiet
still words coming, going
smile, because the sun brings color out
even with gag in mouth
Cristine Brache is a poet and multimedia artist from Miami, Florida. She is currently researching abandoned spaces in the industrial area of the Pearl River Delta for her latest video project. Visit https://vimeo.com/ccccc for her video works and http://hushedincantations.
blogspot.com for her poetry.