richard ilnicki

Rookie (2-25-45 / Austin Texas)

The Lobotomy

Behind iron bars
I'm found contemptible.
Just one ugly man among many.
They pass the trays
between the bars;
The trough is missing.
We get simple carbohydrates,
And sugar water.

Hunger makes men equal,
But some men are hungrier than others;
They eat emotions
And pick the brain cells clean.

Submitted: Friday, August 21, 2009

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Comments about this poem (The Lobotomy by richard ilnicki )

  • Rookie - 0 Points Scarborough Gypsy (8/22/2009 4:33:00 AM)

    I like this very much. Dark, cynical, heart wrenching. Excellent. Thank you, Gypsy. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Linda Ori (8/21/2009 1:39:00 PM)

    Self-induced lobotomy......a unique way to detach oneself from an incomprehensible existence. An interesting piece of writing.
    Linda (Report) Reply

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