Talking Heads

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Editorial and Opinion  |  House: Booksie Classic

The uncertainty is so hard to take.

Cover image: Geralt on Pixabay.

Talking Heads


Waiting for the outcome

of the deal make-or-break chatter,

when the fate of millions

are held in their mouths.

The deadline today,

but those moving lips and talking tongues

have made that life or death

step back a bit

and move away.

So now we’re left

in another limbo,

with no certain end to uncertainty;

the distinction between


life and death,

has blurred, slurred

and left me picturing the talking heads

of zombies in its stead.

Submitted: December 13, 2020

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Mike S.

The gridlock of our politics now--excellent Poem, Hull

Sun, December 13th, 2020 9:11pm


Thank you, Mike!

Sun, December 27th, 2020 5:52am

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