rumors of a kill

rumors of a kill

A Poem by Alfred Kukitz

zero breath


rumors of a kill

been round

heard rumors of a kill

a man facing down

breath nearly gone

aside of me voices 

talk kill, death, gone from the planet

a good man

at twenty the air leaves his lungs

he’s sure to rot

soul to heaven or valhalla 

been round 

heard he likes his myths.

© 2017 Alfred Kukitz

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Thanks Emma,

Lunch today with a friend, upon leaving, overheard a Vietnam vet speak about his buddy getting killed in Nam. I thanked him for his service.


Posted 10 Months Ago

A brief sadness of words, Al. A brief life too.. still his parents' baby... At this moment, unsure if this refers to someone specific or if an imagined tragedy...

flows tears.. for sure.

Posted 10 Months Ago

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Added on October 31, 2017
Last Updated on October 31, 2017
Tags: rumors, kill, breath, myth


Alfred Kukitz
Alfred Kukitz

Green Lane, PA

Yes, I'm still here. Just jazzing up my about me story. Sorry I don't die at the end. more..


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