Cruelest Russia

Golden-studded brow,
leather soul — leather voice,
she calls out instincts
nameless

Lifting forth
the blackest sands,
seaward soaking,
sloe as gin

Stamped with
the blackest boots, but
nowhere whiter
stiller.

© 2010, Aaron Asphar

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8 thoughts on “Cruelest Russia

  1. Debbie says:

    Wow Aaron . . .you transported me. Thanks!

  2. Aaron Asphar says:

    yr welcome! x

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