Cement, micropoetry written by Delvon T. Mattingly at Spillwords.com

Cement

Cement

written by: Delvon T. Mattingly

@DelvonMattingly

 

Each item,
a ghastly remnant,
exudes ectoplasm,
foul and wet, perturbing;
a substance that clings
onto life and occupies
its space forever, or until
the day it is retrieved;
and maybe that instance
will save me from drowning
alone in petrification.

Delvon T. Mattingly

Delvon T. Mattingly

Delvon T. Mattingly, who also goes by D.T. Mattingly, is a writer from Louisville, Kentucky and a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan. His fiction and poetry have appeared in literary journals such as Maudlin House, Jellyfish Review, and Star 82 Review, and peer-review scientific journals such as Anesthesiology; Families, Systems, & Health; and Academic Psychiatry. He also posts poetry on his Instagram account.
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