Poem

we are ocean and sky made small
when we open our mouth, the world comes out

Killer phrases.

Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine

Killer Whale by  Rudhthoronwen; for more information, visit  http://rudhthoronwen.deviantart.com/ Killer Whale by Rudhthoronwen; for more information, visit
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The Killer Whales Sing

by Ryan Dzelzkalns

and as if that fantastic animal we accommodate had itself such finely tuned ears, such searching eyes, so gifted a tongue and mind, as to know much and be quite willing to tell it…

~Michel Foucault

we are ocean and sky made small

we speak, that is, rule

we come from below in families and institutions

when we open our mouth, the world comes out

make no mistake here

we are obeyed, and yet, no one was there to invent us

somehow we suspect the dark, suffer our body with hunger

we know only the skin holds in your blood

we surround you, are exercised from innumerable points of light

we think of you like you do: singular, yearning

we are wolfwhistle; we are thrall

where there is power, there is resistance, and yet, there…

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