Hail Sincerity

by Aaron Kent

In gentle aftermath
we find her pressed
against the edge,
and consequence,
of infirmity.
Both shoes tied
in umbilical knots
and a firm crown
of splintered marble.
You’ll carry her
to the ocean’s call
and I’ll bring her
to Valhalla
and bathe her
in warrior’s steel.

Aaron Kent is a poet from Cornwall, UK. His first book, “Subsequent Death”, was released by zimZalla in June 2017. He also runs Poetic Interviews (poeticinterviews.wordpress.com). Aaron is a Godzilla fanatic and regularly dreams of the big G. His twitter is: @GodzillaKent.

Photo by: Ana Prundaru