A timely sunset

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 23:13 -- mattyj

A snippet of time

a corner of cloth

a lonely old tailor

accused of sloth


The snip of steel blades

as crones do their work

stealing the eons

with naught but a smirk


as crumbling factories

-cherries in time-

melt 1900s

with old hags sublime


-a shadow on desert

whips shimmering dust-

the skulls of gone owls

addicted to trust


fallen from grace

with only a tune

-a song sung by tree limbs

and stars near the moon-


when flying was free

for all with a soul

no sharp snick of scissors

to still the bell’s toll


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