shades drawn
step six: six martyr place
from “Xenomorphine, The Bonesetter’s Revenge, Book2”

i cull the blinds in day
to make the light die away
pull them blind at night
to make the dark stay
it speaks to me
in sketchflesh tones
i capture them in parchment
wrap their ashen bones
in their presence
i humbly belong
at one with their essence
in shades with