The First Shrike

Rookie (Still Waiting-Inpending / Hernando County Florida)

Riddle Or Parable - Poem by The First Shrike

Age 11 allergic to rattle snake
antitoxin
please give me an answer
to that

Age 25 most secluded place
I so could find 30 miles from
nearest hospital like kind
betrayed by love
death guaranteed
floating above myself
in emergency room
found by boy looking for frogs
six months of shame and embarrassment
trying to reajust to reality
not some ones pity
Please give me an
answer to that

Age 28 on way to school
hit wall split bell helmet
in half egg shell
in school next day
please give me an
answer to that

Two dozen more of such
I could so tell If you have
any questions an
answer to that


Comments about Riddle Or Parable by The First Shrike

  • (7/18/2007 10:42:00 PM)


    There is no justice when you get only one day off school - I hate to imagine what else would have to happen to get two days... Rgds, Ivan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011


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