Emerging As light breaks the day As death meets encrusted love I pray Please forgive these bones pressing upon earth oozing fragrance I pray Blood becomes a skin bag hanging, an altar Festering kindness A golden yolk worth eating A helpless prayer thrown To a thousand flames
About the Author:
Laura Vitcova is a writer currently living in northern California. She is a multidisciplinary artist whose work has appeared in The Shore and Rue Scribe. In her spare time, she travels, touches the earth, and plays with her dog. IG: starlinglaura Twitter@lauravitcova
Image Credits: Collages incorporate a tapestry photo by Khalil Musa (available on Unsplash) and woodcuts generated by Dall-E-2 through prompts inspired by the imagery within Laura Vitcovna’s poetry.
Collages and Graphic Design by Teresa Berkowitz