Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

Veteran Poet - 2,533 Points (A Collection of Select Works... / The City That Never Sleeps)

Playing God in Wyoming...


Th' body had been hanging for some days, i'd say, at least,
fr'm an oak branch thick n' sharded at its furthest stretch;
and th' mundungus scent of Death...could be ne'er denied,
in air, within a hundred yards of this Souls discolor'd flesh.

The temperature in August, o'er Wyoming's grazing field's
are paled in swelter to th' humid drip, attracting large flies;
stands to reason why none would approach such repulsion;
tho' it also lent much thought as to....th' mindset of a Town.

Murder, cried a whore, still collecting from th' night before.
Suicide! 'Tis a long time coming, a lonely bitter man he was,
said another bitter man....who saw th' dead man in himself,
and...th' people took turns playing God in Osage, Wyoming.

___________________ F j R _________________
__________________ 2 0 1 2 _________________


© 2012-All rights reserved
Frank James Ryan Jr. /

Submitted: Sunday, June 22, 2014

Topic of this poem: darkness


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Modified to accommodate poetic format,
the below work is an excerpt from my
2011 short story Horror-Fiction titled,
'Concerning The Witchwoods of Wyoming'
___________________________

Comments about this poem (Playing God in Wyoming... by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  3. I, Too, Langston Hughes
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. A Song Of Despair, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Openly kicked, hasmukh amathalal
  2. No plight, hasmukh amathalal
  3. A language has its, gajanan mishra
  4. What'z a Curmudgeon?, douglas scotney
  5. Hiding under speechless thoughts, Yisel Chong
  6. Matthias Pantaleon III, Matthias Pantaleon
  7. What Happens?, David Lewis Paget
  8. Noticing Children's Behaviors, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. The Girl From My School, Matthias Pantaleon
  10. Reading and writing, gajanan mishra
[Hata Bildir]