Epitaph.

Epitaph.

A Poem by akihsna




Rocks tear out their hearts
Yearn for the flow of your blood
Crows are shedding tears

© 2012 akihsna



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I am in love with this one. The imagery is so sharp and quick. A wincing stirs inside all my personal aches. Feeling my full bloom extracted, gutted and left for the scavengers. I can hear the crows laughing. Fantastic write here.

Posted 4 Years Ago


akihsna

4 Years Ago

Why there, thank you heaps for your review! And to say that "dark" writings weren't really my forte,.. read more
Seeing as the flow breaker presumably used by the last line; I assume you portray the heart to be a crow; black as night? Rocks being the hefty tears shed, and the yearning for blood originates from the sense of emptiness felt when this coal heart breaks down. I could only imagine what influenced and inspired such a dashing poem! Lovely job.

Posted 4 Years Ago


akihsna

4 Years Ago

Exactly :) Coming from you, it doesn't surprise me if you have perfectly interpreted this haiku of m.. read more
Tai Ryens

4 Years Ago

Ah, I am well acquainted with metaphors as Plath taught me through her poetry books; and though diff.. read more

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Added on December 25, 2012
Last Updated on December 25, 2012
Tags: haiku, dark, sad, solemn, death

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akihsna
akihsna

Moka, East, Mauritius



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