Flesh between bones

Naked dead stands the tree
Naked lies his sister, prostrate
Prostrate on the eroded grass
Prostrate riddled with decay
Decay returning to the earth
Decay an end’s new day
Day past, a climbing sun
Day set, about to splinter
Splinter parting, catching
Splinter rips flesh between bones.

8 responses to “Flesh between bones

    • It does, it does rhyme. They share the sound of U to slant a reader’s voice, which helps to shape poem/song in a kinder way I think than with various direct rhymes,

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