Rabbit

In General
he saw what made her
and how it closed around.

The walls extend
and the corners jutt
so she chooses a way

It’s Wrong,
but the oil-soaked wick
is ashes
so the reprocess begins

And the candle helps,
but in time
like everything
the wax covers her

Simplify to understand
and become ignorant to forget.

Lost.
Yet she won’t admit
save through liquid

He wants to
and occasionally
she lets him
sometimes

She,
he
know, but pretend
like a white rabbit under a grapevine

The General,
She saw what broke them.
straight and fast.





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ohheyyyelli said...
Aug. 15, 2011 at 9:24 pm
I had to reread this to understand the message. I loved it! You're a talented writer.
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 11:46 pm
Haha well that's ok! Thanks!
 
leafy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 7:59 pm
i love this poem, and i agree with hanging girl, the flow was good and the message was cool too. keep up the nice work!
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 11:23 am
Gracias!  
 
hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 5:32 pm
Woah. I love how deep it is and conveys a hidden message. I liked how it flowed too.
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 9:36 pm
Gracias!!!
 
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