Stephen S. Yeandle

Rookie (New York, NY)

Mid East Metaphor - Poem by Stephen S. Yeandle

matador skewered by the horn
reverential recital of courage
and loss
cession of pain is a concession that came
with death
for the one’s whose convergence from boyhood to man
happens so young.

Indignation and blame
and the purpose is never
clearly explained

A rational device
a needed voice heard
and understood
by minds of reason now lost in refrain
while their myopic world is awash in pain

Edification will stop on a pier
like the unfulfilled bridge
of the River Kwai.


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  • (8/3/2006 11:49:00 AM)


    Wonderful use of rhyme. Well done! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010


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