The Bone Collector

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Words came when looking at hunched grey men in suits in an airport lounge. Wondered if they dreamt of this as kids. And imagined a soul-sucking, snakelike grim reaper rubbing his fingers at claiming these souls.

Submitted: September 26, 2013

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Astronaut

Fireman

City-saving Superman 

Dreams stay young

Bones age on

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Piles of grey ash 

Sit in their suits

Snowmen in the sun

And the bone collector 

Rattles his tail 

As he bags up 

Every one 


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