Read by the lovely =DrippingWords here: [link]
Holy shit, alliteration.
So, this is highly experimental and hugely inspired by the incredible work of ^NicSwaner
("Sojourner," in particular). I'm not entirely sure if I like it, and whether or not I should share the process behind it or just let it be taken at face value.
Critiques are very much welcome, particularly if you have any suggestions for the last stanza. I'm happy with the sentiment--the wording, not so much.
Edit 10/27: Fiddled with the last stanza (thank you *0hgravity
<3). The original:of city sewers, doused in chloride
and the caustic current leading to the sea--
collapsing into Celtic knotwork in the sand.
enclosed, calyxed like the season's end
sunken in calcite to consume and decay