Best Before
as synapses decay
insulation stripped
from sputtering pathways
why should anyone want
these mortal remnants
of embodied light?
better to accept alone
unheld untouched unwept
than impose witnessing
witnessing inevitable
decline shambling lost
in … articulate body
voice lost in dying
into blindness and numb
muffled echoes in solitary
but even uncaressed
still I'll dance for mesen
a leap a finger inmind💃 💃
however compromised
while breath persists to love
this flesh that is yet me
29th October 2018