Duplicities Border

The castoff pools in the gutterLark in The Park
Beating rain rolls over his skin
Coughing, spewing with a sputter
Heavy lids hiding a soul dim

Evil wicked days his wish away
If the rain could wash his dark heart
His soul lines gutters this day
So that I might lark in the park

© 2011 Michael Yost


11 responses to “Duplicities Border

  1. Hey Michael,
    This is so deep n dark and definitely poetic..
    Wishing you a very beautiful week Dear One.. 🙂

    Love xx


  2. stunning imagery.
    well done.

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  3. Definitely a bit on the dark side with this one. I love the imagery in that first stanza. Mine is here. http://razzamadazzle.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/footprints/


  4. I like your subtle rhyming here. Perhaps you should offer your poor friend in the gutter a cuppa java to warm his soggy heart. sounds like he needs that & a hug.


  5. Striking, superb work.


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