Friday, January 23, 2009

Poem: One More for the Road

They laid her out
A final rest on a cold slab
A man in a whit coat
A curtain pulled
One last look
Ashen, frigid, stiff
A lifeless vessel
Expertly averted eyes
A nod and it’s done
One more for the road

6 comments:

poeticallytinted said...

I like. Chills me to the bone.

Poetry in the Global Box said...

Thanks! And thanks for reading my work! : )

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Robyn said...

I miss your work.i come here to reflect.i love this peace.Update.for me.Update.
I love this peace.

Poetry in the Global Box said...

Thanks! I'm back...keep reading..peace in 2009.

eizzy.k said...

hmmm...just wondering...why one more for the road??