Exerpt from “Corvus Eye” – by Jared Barklow

Here’s an exerpt from a poem inspired in part by Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven”…

An eye can only see

What’s visible but what

Is not so bright will linger.

A corvus eye’s emotion is blank.

Cold and brute to be exact.

One will never know what

Power a corvus eye possesses.

 

A pupil dilates in

A contrast of brightness

And contracts in the dark

As if the findings will change.

In the light eyes tend to dilate

To absent mind the hysteria it creates.

In the reverse of light the pupils contract

Lurking for a prey whose heart beat wishes

To be no more.

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