Poem: “The Screaming Mound” (2011)

Do not speak falsely.

Brutal honesty:
far better a crime
than your silence denies.

Your tongue presses
the bottom of your mouth.

Words wait.
Tongues are cut out.

Tongues rise high;
lash the ground.

Place your tongue atop
the screaming mound.

Published as lyrics for GODHEADSCOPE’s Patience EP, 2011.