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Rose Thou Art Ecstatic
by Dee Sunshine

Monday, July 14, 2003

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She sinks down under the weight of stolen kisses,
Her wings a petrol spectrum of helplessness,
Flustering in the furious wind of gravity’s angel.













ROSE THOU ART ECSTATIC


She sinks down under the weight of stolen kisses,
Her wings a petrol spectrum of helplessness,
Flustering in the furious wind of gravity’s angel.

Icon for our times, this ruby crow descending,
Spirit of a tarnished, deconstructed Christ,
All goodness wiped from her lips
In the rub of vinegar rags.

Purblind, a cascade of platitudes, a parachute
Of the emperor’s finest silk: she crash lands,
Junked out on chemistry, crater-eyed and oblivious.

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