interpolated

some days seem
to go nowhere—hours
surround, merge,
a mass of
waiting—you can feel the weight
on your chest inside

heart slowing
barely breathing your
skin sweating
density
as your body disappears
your mind wandering

caught without
contingency—all
locations
remain un
named, uncalendared, unchecked,
suspended, untimed—

a structure
of vast hidden plans,
dimensions
flattened in
to absence, its contents left
carelessly behind

A shadorma chain for the NaPoWriMo Day 4 prompt, to use as inspiration a photo from @SpaceLiminalBot. I chose the photo above.

29 thoughts on “interpolated

  1. I really enjoyed this, Kerfe, and I’d never heard of the shadorma before… I’ll have to give it a shot.

    heart slowing
    barely breathing your
    skin sweating
    density

    I think these lines were my favorites – I felt them viscerally.


    David

    Like

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