Jimmy Santiago Baca

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Jimmy Santiago Baca
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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When Life

Rating: 3.3
Is cut close, blades and bones,
And the stench of sewers is everywhere,
Blood-sloshed floors,
And guards count the dead
With the blink of an eyelid, then hurry home
To supper and love, what saves us
From going mad is to carry a vacant stare
And a quiet half-dead dream.
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M Asim Nehal 29 June 2016
Profound poem. Thank for sharing.
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