Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

I sense the light above me fleeting,
and in my vision’s only corner,
desperate eggs escape my mouth.

Into blackness, ice feels warmer-
balls of cotton swarm to greet,
torpedos bounce off my skin-

King Kong grips me in his hand,
and just before I shatter,
I close my eyes and breathe him in.

I mount the empire in descent;
I’m an alien in the graveyard,
or I’m a god.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s