the scent . . . 
of a flower whose name 
I forget 

I curl behind
Eurydice under sheets
of soft watches

manic's afflatus –
legs of empty chariots
drawn by unicorns

battlemares  --
they beat and scream at 
riderless clouds

depression –
I pocket glasses to
look in your eye

Marc di Saverio is an English student at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. His poetry, translations, criticism, artwork and Verso D'oggetti/Objectverse, have appeared in numerous journals. His chapbooks Sanatorium Songs (Cactus Press) recently appeared, and The Manifesto of Mortarism (Cactus Press) is forthcoming.