Thirsty Cravings

by Andrea Laws

soft sounds stir the constraints of
breathing red veins difference
blurring vision to impair
judgment’s fevering presence

the carelessness of the mind
brought by rose colored glasses
covering eyes once seen
passed reality masses

spilling city lights reveal
vicious giants sound mocking
each victim footstep taken
constantly pacing, stalking

propaganda only alludes
lonely, ant farm fences low
elevating foreign sins
past ocean nonsense for flow

old days hide homeland features
disguising skeleton doors
opened by unknown creatures
and preparing coddled moors

bear in mind, hence do not mind
minding is a foolish game
possessing a blue ribbon
of misunderstanding shame


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Andrea Laws currently resides in Lawrence, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2008, with a BA in English and a BA in Film Studies. Her work has appeared in three compiled books of poetry including: Whispers VII: A Collection of Short Works, Stars in Our Hearts, and International Who's Who in Poetry: 2012 Edition.

Last updated February 18, 2016