Hailing matters of great concern
there’s a word for this
and its meaning cracks over time.
Railing against a rated burn
there’s a place for this
and it’s feeling cold inside.
Combined to heed the sun
in spite of an elderly,
we hang you out to dry
and writhe in boundless, broken
chunks of moss-hewn heft.
Bite down and wait for the morning
when the birds are in full song
and the people are