Monday, September 29, 2008

wallflower

i'm just a wallflower
stuck up here for them to look at
all the dignity i have
is turning away

passers-by pass through the underpass
and stare
all the protection i have
is turning away

when i sink beneath the weight
of pigeon crap and car exhaust
urban negligence my negligee
all the will i have
is turning away

when roses fade and paint flakes leaving
concrete like bare bones
i will turn my skull-face toward you. until then
all the mercy i have
is turning away


Inspired by an image at Poefusion, which for some reason I'm not able to download. Follow the link to see it.

Collection available! Knocking from Inside

1 comment:

Michelle Johnson said...

Hello Tiel~ Interesting thoughts, observations. Love the line urban negligence my negligee and how you show everyone to take a deeper look into dignity. Well done. Have a nice day.