Obsidian by Eve Thomas (Lucent Dreaming Issue 8)

on the bus home in February,
streetlight refracts
through the condensation
on the glass,
pollinating raindrops.

Orange scales glow
like wet nebula,
melting sirens to a cotton hum.

I drift into the black
spaces between things,
dripping into
vacant
gaps.

Without linoleum floors,
cash machines,
stale 5pm faces —

horses spin on carousels,
coins turn in breathless wells.

Eve Thomas lives in Bristol and studies Art and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. She is creator and editor of PHOTOPOEM blog.
@EveRoseThomas1 | @photopoemblog | photopoem.portfoliobox.net
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