Energy Supernova

BOOM! I don’t just phoenix-rise-up,
I EXPLODE…
like lightning hitting a volatile volcano.
Sapling to oak tree strength in record time,
the fibres of my recharged being
knit and clamp together
armour-like and magnetic.
I can see further than the quivering horizon,
and my wild, beating heart
is a deranged locomotive
pumping and thundering the adrenalin
through the racing veins
of my never-been-this-alive-before body.
Uncontainable in my motion,
unrelenting in my enthusiasm,
and as sure, swift and focused
as a shrieking arrow
SMASHING through every approaching target!

Paul Tristram is a widely published Welsh writer who deals in the Lowlife, Outsider, and Outlaw genres.  He wrote his first poem as a teenager following his release from the (Infamous) Borstal ‘HMP Portland’, and he has been creating Literary Terrorism ever since.  His novel ‘Crazy Like Emotion’ published by Close To The Bone Publishing is available to purchase right here Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul's website.