Simon Collins

The Rise And Fall Of The Usa - Poem by Simon Collins

A hero shares out equally
his captured blood
eyes glazed with
generous determination
drunk with battle
safe now in the arms of adoration
this feeder breathes in
the blood soaked desert
dry throated in
vanished compassion
row upon row of talons sparkle
sharpened by the gnawing hunger
of the patriots stone
craving relief for
the squeaking wheel
of the American dream
the sun colors the evening clouds
as was in ancient Rome
glory paling under
a similar sky

Comments about The Rise And Fall Of The Usa by Simon Collins

  • (6/7/2012 1:54:00 AM)

    A brilliant highly insightful poem! A superb piece of your wonderful poetry.Thank you (Report) Reply

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  • (5/31/2012 7:25:00 PM)

    love your stark images.... and the insight here! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 25, 2012

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