Malcolm Evison

Rookie - 0 Points (15 June 1944 / Canterbury)

The Body Snatchers - Poem by Malcolm Evison

The body snatchers called
and found me void -

where once there was
a vibrant heart,
and thoughts teemed

endlessly around -

a residue
of aches and pains
delineates the core -

and Sisyphus rejoices
to have found
a new companion.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 22, 2005

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