Tony Adah

A Heap Of Bones - Poem by Tony Adah

O'how burgeoning youth gave way
And creaking bones yielded to earth
A heap of bones and a skull showing us
Teeth with a dead smile
And hair the matter elements refused to devour
Becomes the the sponge the archeologists
Used to wash the bones.

Topic(s) of this poem: death

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 8, 2015

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