Mister Frodo (Montezuma)

I remember when the fire started

really started


like high speed

footage of fungus

burst from the soil

and struck me


in the stomach

around the corner

water kept falling

over the edge of

some insignificant precipice

carved by water

falling over its edge

further around the corner

where my mom might keep the

vacuum cleaner

was a hollow

and a pool

and in my imagination


and snakes

and with the roar

of water


I sang loudly

to and for myself

for the first time


there was no one

at home to sing to


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s