black body – Jim Young

Jim Young is a poet living in the Mumbles, Swansea, UK. He does most of his writing in his beach hut overlooking Langland Bay, Gower.

black body
By Jim Young

festering night;
such a stench from
the wound in the
steaming neon-slashed rain.
much has streamed astray,
in the way footsteps falter
following a falling star.
rue the night that
wrapped the day away,
and bid our souls slip down,
to beat upon the testament
of the damned.

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