The cadence of revelation is echoing
From DNA to Do Not Disturb
    as clear as destiny
And we ascend the crystalline totem without filter

We scanned the heavens and horizon
We struggled to stand in the fulfilled grace of agony
    and plundered the last behest of the ancients
With a daub of design forced upon the tragedy

A fool surge in timing
This high tide of chance will prevail
Where confusion and delusion thrive
The rasp of dry cough cacophony
    trying to venture beyond
Coming to heel

Marked and marred by the daily trauma of trust


PW Covington writes in the beat tradition of the North American highway.
He is a Pushcart nominee and his 2019 collection “North Beach and Other Stories” was named a Finalist in LGBTQ Fiction by the International Book Awards.
Covington lives in New Mexico, two blocks off of Historic Route 66.