Week 52- Heather Ouellette-Cygan

Posted: March 26, 2012 in Heather Ouellette-Cygan, Week 52



Even if fists alone

Are only hands, they’ll

pummel innocence away

Just to announce that you

Are less because you love

Wrong; love the wrong; the wrong

Person loves you. Back


Of hands, violent, can grip

Nothing; yet, reversion

Says your tux will not walk

Him down the aisle. The message


Says the hand you hold is not

The right hand. And the left

One will be naked. When


Hands disapprove and become

Grips around guns – butts that

Will bludgeon – tie him to a fence.


Tell him he can’t serve and hold

A gun. Tell others it’s okay to jump

From cars with fists around baseball

Bats that swish violently in the night

At heads already enclosed in gauze.

  1. Robyn says:

    This is very powerful, Heather.

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