Silver Scales

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Our fish wasted away

Into a sad mound of

Silver scales

Because I forgot to feed them



They now know my hunger.

I starved as well

Simply because

All I consumed was your love

And you didn’t feet me enough.





Because of you

Father Time and I have become quite intimate

Counting away the hours

And it’s strange… but I have this bad feeling

That I will wait for you forever.



Please don’t leave me alone in a world I have wrecked.

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2007

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Starward's picture

Your use of metaphor, here and elsewhere, is absolutely brilliant!


Starward