Bluebottles Aren’t Blue

My response to dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille 11 13th June


A writhing urgency

Of milky maggots

Spills from a feeding frenzy

In the depths of decomposition


From boring brown cocoons

Into a metaphor

Of obscenely beautiful blowflies

Iridescent and metallic

Buzzing and battling

Against the windowpane

Merging into the inky blackness

Of Beelzebub


© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Bluebottles Aren't Blue

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