Sleepy Shadows

July 4, 2009
By TheCinders PLATINUM, Kentwood, Michigan
TheCinders PLATINUM, Kentwood, Michigan
28 articles 1 photo 22 comments

He dug himself up from the ground
After sleeping
In his pinewood box for a while
His teeth stained
His flesh pealing
His eyes sewn shut
He coughed the dirt from his lungs
And went on his way;
No acknowledgment
for the girl
With the lantern



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on Sep. 15 2009 at 3:02 pm
TheCinders PLATINUM, Kentwood, Michigan
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Actually, it's about a zombie.

And a girl who is so invisible and desperate to be noticed that she'll look to anybody for affection. Even a dead man

Bria.

EdytD SILVER said...
on Aug. 27 2009 at 7:40 pm
EdytD SILVER, Livingston, New Jersey
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Nice! I think this one is my favorite - I love the graphic imagery, and your ending really made me pause and think. It seemed to me like "he" was a homeless man, and "she" was guiding him w/ her lantern (literally or metaphorically), but he doesn't give her any thought. Is that what you meant by the poem?



Great job!


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