In attempt to lock together
    eventual superfluity,
cloned stones accept
    patterned obeisance
and are unseen where,
    to uncharitable eyes,
they sacrifice
    the confident weave
of interdependence,
    slouching to preferred disorder.

bricks

Featured art: “Heart Rot” by Amy Casey,
ink and acrylic on paper, 22 x 15″.

Image used with permission from the artist.