Dorsey Baker

Silent Man - Poem by Dorsey Baker

old skin
old bones
doing mime
powerful grin
fighting salty tears
exotic moves shame his age
a breed of dogs
fearless and capable
of much more than biting
courage still in him
forcing himself
to pretend he is young
when he knows he is old

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Prose Poem

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 6, 2015

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