Thoughts of Two

by Zuri McWhorter


my embered thoughts
with the final drops of resistance,

let the lonely shadow leak in


it echoes


in the half of me where my tame used to live
it settles and twitches, conjures misters and misses
out of Manchester moons and resonating blues,
crisis, clearance, and divine interference


no, no, I insist


sweep me deep beneath the undertow
where the mystic and listless accrue
because only when I am alone
do I think these thoughts of two

Posted on February 29, 2016 .