The spiked and beckoning earth,
These once beautiful fangs
And the hands in the dirt,
Grit and godbless
Seen through steel mesh,
Thousands of eyes
Poured like concrete,
To fix moments.
New York, 21st June 2003
Copyright © James Reich 2003
James Reich is a writer from Bath, England, and is currently working on a novel entitled Dragonhead. His band, The Deer Park, are reminiscent of The Psychedelic Furs and Sonic Youth. He and The Deer Park can be contacted through www.jamesreich.com
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