Ambition

Who was it said make
the bed you’ve lain in, eat
the rice you’ve cooked, turn
the flushed cheek to the other
side
? I want to make
that bed in a field, eat
asterisks some careless hand
tipped out of a sooty pot,
then turn my cheek to the pillow,
allied with wayward dreams.

 

In response to Via Negativa: Reaction.

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