EARTHQUAKE


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Published: January 31st 2018
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CATHEDRAL OPEN TO THE SKYCATHEDRAL OPEN TO THE SKYCATHEDRAL OPEN TO THE SKY

Once grand now ruins

EARTHQUAKE





columns lean like drunks apse and knave ass over tea kettle columns caught in mid flight by a saint an angel a savior a virgin in crypts below skeletons repose in a dust whose age is an impenetrable thought dirt made by a trembling earth grinding mortar and brick and frescoe here there are words that weigh the worries of the earthquake temblor and you're not to worry go under a desk or neath a lintel until it passes it happens all the time here where sometimes all that remains are facades where stone Franciscans keep watch over pigeons while inside arches are now etched against the bluest skies whereas the word terremoto the very word itself may cause you to stand startled at it's very sound raises a siren within while the tremble of a table the rattle of a cup the shivering water within a glass are quiet and terrible announcements by an earth who has held still with this centuries old deep red tension one which it can no longer maintain as if you held a wild hawk by its talons the whooshwhooshwhoosh sound of its wings over and over until your grip gave
WALL AND FRAMEWALL AND FRAMEWALL AND FRAME

Plaster falling
way and ahhh.


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ARCHES AND COLUMNSARCHES AND COLUMNS
ARCHES AND COLUMNS

Earthquake's power
EYE TO THE HEAVENSEYE TO THE HEAVENS
EYE TO THE HEAVENS

Roof collapse centuries ago


Tot: 2.965s; Tpl: 0.044s; cc: 10; qc: 59; dbt: 0.0488s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb