the sweetest emotions of the soul sat shivering in the light glittering off the gravestones next to the shadows where we, define: confusion; experimental; honest(l)y. extremities drawing shadow puppets on the peripheral- i suppose, i shouldn't be so surprised. we've been sh(e)aring needles in a coffee cup, filled with the severed heads of Guillaume Duchenne. extremities, and, experiments t(w)oo painful for the living and/or dying deceit, our mostpotent symbol of cooperation, and the science of smiling through the guillotine.
this was written a few years ago, and a friend brought it to my attention, stating they hadn't read it in a while, and that they would like to. personally, i was surprised to discover the person had ever even read it, let alone remember it. upon reading again today, i recognized i had forgotten an awful lot about this poem. so here it is.