Boil

David Carlson
Born in Champaign, Illinois, United States
Lives in Arlington, Virginia, United States
Boil, 2011

The Feast

Isabell Banache
Arts for the Aging 

The black kettle is securely waiting
The water bubbling with a reddish film
Oh the wait of the unknown in darkness.
Surrounded by family and friends
Our quarters are grossly crowded.
A voice is heard:
The surrounding darkness is filled
with a powerful rumbling noise.
Our world is upside down.
The heat of the water is getting warmer and warmer.
Gurgle, gurgle, gurgle
Soon I will be ready to become
someone’s delicacy at a luscious feast.



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