David Whalen

Gold Star - 6,380 Points (Covington Kentucky)

Forever Amber - Poem by David Whalen

A Scorpion entombed in Amber
Life frozen in the passage of time
Eyes fixed in cold gaze
As if enraged and amazed
At a fate so unforgiving
...So unkind...

It’s body will never know
Ruin or rot
Never again feel
The heat or the cold
Nor will it suffer
A fate even tougher
To ne’er know what it’s like
…To grow old…

Topic(s) of this poem: time

Form: Epitaph

Comments about Forever Amber by David Whalen

  • Ann Beard (12/6/2015 12:51:00 AM)

    I like this poem Your words have impact and a chilling flow. Thank you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 5, 2015

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