A Poem by Laz K.

O, your silence is distant

Like the cold shimmer of

Nameless, impassive stars

Sprinkling diamond dust on

A world of ash and dust.


The warmth of her skin,

The salt in her sweat,

The pulsating night of

Her pupils, and her breath

On my slightly parted lips


Speak a truth that your

Prophets and scriptures

May not deny. I have seen

The sagging shoulders of

Crumbling old age


Collapsing onto a

Stubborn heart that's

Like a hooked fish

Dragged onto the  

Shores of another realm

Gasping, dying, dead.

One day our sighs and screams

Will be silenced; one day perhaps

We’ll behold you greeting us with

Open arms, dressed in white.


You, made of the mist

Of our myriad hopes and dreams;

You, a sometimes thought

That drifts through the air like

A weightless white feather


Trampled on by sinewy feet,

Crushed by hard hands

Made of flesh and bleached bone

That know only the law of kill

Or be killed.

© 2022 Laz K.

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wow! epic lines that instantly. unavoidably, teleports the reader to the writer's world.

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Laz K.

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Thanks, Amber.

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Added on May 21, 2022
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A Poem by Laz K.

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A Poem by Laz K.