seismic inactivity

I am an earthquake hot spot
a jenga nightmare
no room for that one delicate
last slip of a straw
I know
but I cannot find the fault

so I breathe
without exhaling
and I stretch
elbows turned inwards-always
and I wait
for it all to fall apart
or the joke to crack

Rene ~ January 2012

11 thoughts on “seismic inactivity

  1. wow…you had me with the first lines..I am an earthquake hot spota jenga nightmare… what an awesome intro and then how you work out the sense of danger, the waiting for things to break apart.. really great work

  2. oy vey…just one more thing…and knowing that is all that it will take…waiting on it…def some very nice play in your words rene…sorry was out of town so getting here a bit late…smiles. great choice of pic too it accentuate the feel of your words well…

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