Category Archives: Writing

  • 0

Tombstones

Tags : 

The Summer wind grinds my face
As I saunter among flat markers of death
I study, read, ancient, neglected stones,
Made to celebrate, used to separate, dead heroes.

Winter shadows of dry mesquite trees shade me
As I cut through rows of mossy granite,
Rose murdering weeds obscure abandon pillars of existence
Made to celebrate, used to separate, dead heroes.

I am temporarily entranced by tilted monuments
As they cast permanent silhouettes on decaying mounds
Rusted metal surrounds me and these protruding headrests
Made to celebrate, used to separate, dead heroes.

by Todd L. Turner

 


  • 0

Poem – Tolerance

Tags : 

Races and Species
Unity with multi-formity
yet
The bird need not develop fins
The fish need not develop wings


Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1 other subscriber

Be sure to follow Mandy Turner on Instagram