August Poem-A-Day: Day 1

Once again, my annual summer poem-a-day in the spirit of NaPoWriMo. The poems will live here for several hours before I pull them off the site.

My writing group's given us a 1-hour time limit to compose. I admit I went only slightly over for this particular poem.

I'm working on a new series here for a very different project--it's an allegorical manuscript. Tonally, very dark. Here's a taste:


Oliver de la Paz