Current

I tingle
with a fragile flutter,
frozen in place
by a ruthless dance
of electrons.

My body sings
with a nervous hum,
tinnitus of the spirit,
an arcing wire
flash and spit
of uncontrolled electricity,
yet I stare at the world
with impassive eye.

No one knows
I’m on fire.

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