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The Ivy Now
Am I not allowed to kill the ivy behind my home?
Am I to be mistook for someone without the
to free myself from a
beast so constrictive?
I only remember the land that used to be
ivy we ran
into the sullen depths of
acres that sleep under blankets of
nightmarish ivy now.
the leaves and run.
into poison poison
The ivy behind my home has left me hollow.
it fills the yard but leaves me bare.
It’s all gone from my eyes
but my mind can see it
in all mental absence it
it is going now
lesser and lesser now
It’s all cemented now
Memory has died now.
Stomped by the footprint of the ivy