Quotable Poe Week Two-Kindra M. Austin

Kindra M. Austin – Madness of the touched heart

Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen

Quotable Poe Week Two

“I was never really insane, expect on occasions where my heart was touched.”

–A letter to Maria Clemm

Spasms wrack me—

I’m so sick, infected— and this

pen that I can hardly hold




For words

no longer live within me,

and my love

knows me



My reason is gone.

Beloved Mother, meet me.




for this world,

and we must die together,


© 2019 Kindra M. Austin

Kindra M. Austin is a poet, fiction author, and co-founder of Indie Blu(e) Publishing. Her books are available at Barnes and Noble online and Amazon.

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