2019 Poems

Chemical Reaction

Silenced by Fire.
The orange lightning
Spreads over my words.
They are burnished one
Last time into my eyes
As my breath turns
My last words to dust,
All their energy
Taken away
By the fury of the sun.

By Makar

Stephen Sutherlin is a designer, poet and musician. He writes poetry about life in the southwest and enjoys metrical lyricism.