Cow's Skull

April 7, 2010
By Twist BRONZE, Southwick, Massachusetts
Twist BRONZE, Southwick, Massachusetts
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White planes that
stretch across a
slim divide.
Pearly bone cracks, shatters,
flakes away into fluted spires.
The skull yawns from Charon’s
cold embrace,
hollow eyes gaping in the

blank repose of



death.

The author's comments:
This piece is an ekphrastic poem based on Georgia O'Keeffe's painting "Cow's Skull - Red, White and Blue".

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