Thursday, August 03, 2006

I dreamt of my eyeball last nite (a draft) -23 May 2006

If you lift
the lid of mine eye
and peer inside
you will witness within, a resigned
eyeball clasping a contact lens
to itself
a plastic crutch
to help it perform a function
which it could no longer
do with accuracy
of purpose

Last nite
as if the eyeball
was trying to pass on a portentous
it appeared in my dream
as a liquified creature
reduced to a pool of grey and white
and lifting
the lid of mine eye
i witness within
the wretched eyeball
enclosed by a socket of fish-gills, rotten

Perhaps my eyeball
has reduced itself
to threats
in growing awareness of its


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