Day: Apr 17, 2016

The Appointment [Revisited] [poem]

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A lost and latent little boy I know
[but cannot tell his secret vinely name]
(whose trousers hung upon his wire-doll frame like
cobwebs on an ancient chair and from his head some
strands of straggly hair enshuddered on his wrinkle
withered forehead and his sunken cheeks like hands
of seaweed fingers dangling as eternal refugees)
held out his arms while standing straightly
(upright back)
with laughter on the railway track
and screamed these words
with all his grizzled heart
(into the nearby trees his notsofinal statement tore):

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