Sphinx

May 13, 2011
By HannahBananafefifofanna SILVER, Oregon, Illinois
HannahBananafefifofanna SILVER, Oregon, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Ho Ho Hoey......The third!!!! -Me, Myself, and I.


In the lonely night
I drag myself through green shadows.
I walk the path where I see not the outcome
but only where it ends.
I carry my wounded body on tired legs,
my iron heart weighing me down,
as I watch black ground pass underneath me.
Retreating trees pull back their limbs
to reveal the end of an old path
and the beginning of a new one.
from behind the blossoming tree steps Death,
from under the cloak stretches a finger,
the bone points me in a new direction.
Under the closed cloak lies not one soul
but many of whom
I may or may not know.
My greetings are given with a light smile
the hand now points to me.
My broken body falls to the ground,
just another unknown traveler,
and as my eyes look to no sky,
the bone snaps.


The author's comments:
I hope people see that this character does not fear death because the character is already broken physically and mentally.

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