The Serpent Fails (a dream)

the golden apple
heavy on the dreamer’s bough
just out of reach
bruised with answers
to questions from its very core
sleep, serpentine
coils and climbs, then slips
A branch falls,
the tree dissolves
into the dust of breaking dawn
and all knowledge is lost.

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