as if the vultures had come.

July 9, 2012

Picked clean-
as if the vultures had come,
leaving no fibers of hopes,
nor tendrils of dreams,
only bleached-white,
bones of phrases,
faded from exposure,
dry marrow of words,
stale of inspiration,
strewn about haphazardly,
lifeless waste and barren-
poetry, a corpse.


4 Responses to “as if the vultures had come.”

  1. Russ L said

    Great descriptive metaphors!

  2. That sounds like a frightening thought: to be able to produce words but barren poetry… This is very well-written.

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