To the Bitter End

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 12, 2016

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To the Bitter End

 

I sat by a tree today

The tree stood still

No motion, no joy

Just pure captivity

 

A river full of sewage

Was flowing to the bitter end

The opposite of the flow—

One would expect

 

I tried to get past it, and

Write the theme song of joy —

I had in mind

 

But the piercing fall wind

Blew right through my fingers

My hand, at the mercy of the wind

Began writing the song for me…

 


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