Mark R Slaughter


Musings


Be gentle, sky, and let me rest -
These bones are worn - they lack the zest
Of flesh in life - they're marrowless! -
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  • Rookie Angel E. B. (4/24/2013 6:08:00 PM)

    By far the most amusing poem I've read all day! I love the lightness of it, because death is usually a heavy theme. ^_~ zest, marrowless and nakedness is just brilliant! : D (Report) Reply

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