A quarter in the drain

The hysteria of being
as the lobe chimes in
gives thoughtlessness its pause:
no boy is a satisfied phenomenon
of his desire and his law:
the age of fruition
comes slow or not at all
like piecemeal perdition
when the body grows tall,
though its boyhood groans yet.


~ by Jeremy on May 24, 2013.

One Response to “A quarter in the drain”

  1. The etymology of hysteria reflects oddly on this poem.

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