This Ancient Sickness


“We have always made mistakes, but the greatest mistakes are the poems we have written.”

— Tristan Tzara






this ancient sickness came

communicated by thinking:


feeding off of this negative energy


of my caffeine overdose I feel


soft shadows pinching me


& furious with myself


& the shadows


eye try to


settle it 


& eye













Peter Bies © 2010


One thought on “This Ancient Sickness

  1. Oh, there is a whole lotta things to do: preparing all our next mistakes. But today I have to get to bed early … yaaaaawn.

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