From might or fury
What fury might
Prevail in haste
When holds are not

Fire or frying pan
What cast iron
Will sting and
Impale blunt will

Furious skull or
Scrap of steel
What arms may be
Taken in ferocity
Or fear.

For fight and flight,
For fluid spilled,
What tempered vein
Or tapped artery

Fraught with fright
At the prospect
Of finding a
Frail fence to hide

Fervor, when hydraulics
Pump in the tubes,
Pressure building in
Pipes. Primal pasts

So what arms would
Be taken? A skull?
An iron skillet? Or
Perhaps a frail

Fool, there’d be
No time to take,
No time to think,
But when pressure

Primal instincts
Possess. What
Might or fury
Might power

Only a metallic,
Copper taste left
On the roof of a

Published by Jake Thomas Shaw

Concerned with memory, currency, and destiny, I strive to capture each one as they happen. Join me and consume reality! Radio Reality. City!

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