Reader Poem by Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia sent us this poem based on Angela Peñaredondo’s prompt, “Dis-Assembly Lines: gestures, situations, and surveillances.” AND, he sent it on his birthday!

Gestures, Situations and Surveillances

Seeking my aura
in galaxies great big universes
–stars and matter.
Focus to epidermis
–particles, hair
and footsteps.

A stretch
and nod
clear cobwebs
of misperception;
the act
gives me pause
to assess.

Too many feelings pressure me
like percussive heartaches
fires of invention
fingertips scorched
with larceny
rebounding in holy
waters of tolerance

The embryonic gesture
of Kubrick’s Star-Baby
stares too deeply
into my recalcitrant
asylum.

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