Deprived of another child
Bride, and universally regarded
As remarkably functionless, due
To permanent state of empathy,
He impregnated the Venus of
Willendorf. Now, dipped in
The sour milk-bath of millennia,
We can argue the angles once
Shrouded by ancestral detractors.
But we won’t, will we?
The preceding is an except from Laurence Willhelm Lillvik’s Tongues Tied To Anchors, his first published collection of poems. Visit The Cartophile Imprint website for more information.