Celinia has done so well the gifted received her gift. But why credit god? Through blood & the bleaks I guess any light would do while she couldn’t see her own. When words ran out, jonesing she noticed the pulpit was also broke under the weight of holy detritus. Prayer for her was still like those songs remembered suburban solace take-it-back blues though I must say she’d written better herself. Celinia began to look around, found real-stuff was so much better. I too once loved the sugar but not metastasised.
Les Wicks has been published across 35 countries in 15 languages. His 15th book of poetry is Time Taken – New & Selected (Puncher & Wattmann, 2022). He can be found at leswicks.tripod.com/lw.htm