Robert Green


Bag of Bones


Just a bag of bones
At which life throws its stones
Time passes, I hear them creak
If only they could speak
Ask now! Before it's too late
Of their life and fate
I hear them groan
Against life's pressure
Against others measure
Am I just a bag of bones?



RG

Submitted: Friday, February 10, 2012
Edited: Saturday, March 03, 2012

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  • Karen Sinclair (7/5/2012 5:17:00 PM)

    I love a piece that is written out of the normality of poetry and this is such a write...sometimes it seems thats all we are when they ache with age...lovely piece tyvm (Report) Reply

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