Ekphrastic 22/The Drowning Girl

My haunting is a loamy skeleton
my loamy skeleton is an unfinished boat on the shore….

[read the whole poem at Strange Horizons]

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Ekphrasis made by the book I’m sharing my bed with now.  The Drowning Girl by Caitlín R. Kiernan.  It’s a haunting of a book; already it’s dredged up echoes in me.  I dreamt with the light on last night, and felt the resounding truths all day at work (two pieces of sausage in a cup of soup, a ribcage in what I wish were the wind, empty bowls, crab forks).  (Will write them down later.)

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