Sundown over Saint Helena

FT12_P31_Wilson

His hair stands at attention
Along the front lines of a losing battle
With his forehead.
His lips, dry and quilted,
Skin like whitecaps across his mouth.
Ginsu-knifed
Epidermis
Like a flag of defeat
Flap, flap, flap
Flap, flap
Flap.

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