12 June 2012

Poppy Tears

Poppy-tears

The ancient Vedas

Describe the poppy as ‘heart pleasing’

There is no more apt description

The thin white latex

Leaks in milky droplets

From the poppy’s skin

Hardens into a sticky brown resin

That tastes of bitter lettuce

And burns with an acrid smoke

That lays soporific charms

On the minds of savage beasts

And a little death on the heart

The touch of night

The recreational suicide

Bleached divers on that fatal arc

Drink the poppy’s tears

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