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Factory Heart

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Factory Heart

    a divine blacksmith didn't forge a winged heart of gold,
to soothe the burn of others.
The artist didn't mold my body into a scratching post chant,
where others can shed their dying dream ghosts
    my heart was conceived from the sable fingertips of Dali,
 a flint heart with a sheen of midnight black matches
straddling devil's dunes, in an upside down desert...
    my heart wields a wicked chain, has selfish yellow teeth
it billows like an old factory,
discharging microscopic monsters,
easter island heads
the bones of carbon and oxygen
a pure oasis of death...
if you climb these ragged dunes
ride the melting clock
come take a nibble
turn from a flower into a flamed out rock.

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  1. Date: 9/26/2013 11:35:00 AM
    - A unique poem that you have written very well, Anthony. - // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 7:51:00 AM
    Wonderful poem, Anthony, very inspiring too. I really like it. love and hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 4:39:00 AM
    Nice religious expressions on the divine blacksmith, Anthony