Sam Kettel — "Tungsten filament.", 2013

Tungsten filament.

I'd get blown away

the day we unboxed the bulb.

To imagine - one hundred Watts

of electricity

beating like a pulsar!


the etching of your life

along the heart rate monitor,

undulating through

the tungsten filament

between two parallel contact wires.

A touch of heat enough

to tattoo my print to the globe of glass.


Published in HOAX issue 1

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