Patti Masterman


Hominid


Hominid: all tooth and bone,

Eyes and claws, and raptor-gaze

Nimbly, as the vociferous brain

Strains the nomenclature'd day.


We suck the smoke in, never blinking,

Eyes not leaving the quarry's face;

For we are bloodlust, as defined-

While the irrelevant, we raze.

Submitted: Thursday, March 28, 2013
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