Kazimir Malevich, Composition with a black circle, 1916
Copyright: Public domain

eclipse

my friends are falling apart
sinful meat off the bone of the Last
Judgement
some count the days since
some go to the first available priest
some trade
their last wish on hard floors of unspeakable
love
some ask what do you have
to offer?

a slash across the canvas
oilfields under
black sun