General Poetry posted June 6, 2017


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A Little To the Left of Expendability

Balance

by Jay Squires




BALANCE


Above me, the night's shattered crystal dome

Below, the suck and muscled crawl of sea, while

Couched between, I on cliff-ledge, gape at the feathered weapon's

Desperate plunge with poised arthritic claws

To splash and spoil the mindless peace of one of God's expendables




 


ABC Poetry Contest contest entry

Recognized


My indebtedness to the brilliant artwork of MoonWillow
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Artwork by MoonWillow at FanArtReview.com

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