Poetry from the Pointed Circle: Container by Rory Elliott

By Rory Elliott|September 23, 2017Student Writing|

So we saw a star burn
And rode the response to the spot
Where ashes plumed palmate
Pillars drowned

Busy unorthodoxing to respond
to the screams
Our ears
Depending on the bounces of satellites
And thickness of distance.

Travel between the doors
With knobs hot stealing
The forms that strike you
And call them your paths

From the antithesis
Caressing a captured
Careening wave
Devastating its structure

The Pointed Circle is PCC Cascade Campus’s student run literary organization; we publish an annual literary magazine featuring new works of poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction. Feel free to send us your thoughts, ask a question, or submit a poem at our email address:
pointedcircle2k17@gmail.com or visit us at our website thepointedcircle.com

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