Sunday, January 17, 2016

A Poem by Christopher S. Knodel

The Marrow Cracks

Hatred secretes a blackened ichor.
Severing young flesh satisfies
also, as the marrow cracks.
Love is my razor blade.
Rending from body,
crushing organs,
piercing eyes,
skinning . . .
man . . .

Christopher Knodel is an author, poet and ultra-distance runner in San Antonio, TX.  He is a freelance journalist and writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column.  His poetry and short fiction have been featured in The Asses of Parnassus, Ealain (MPA Publishing), The Wolfian, The Write Place at the Write Time, The Zodiac Review, and Zombie Logic Review.  He can be easily spotted by his kilt, tattoos and six inch, flaming-red, Van Dyke goatee.

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