Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The Humanity of Dawn

At the twilight hour of dawn
The two legged beasts
Become less than-
Reclaim the land they built
With their human, feeling feet
Lunge on forlorn park benches
Feeling air instead of exhaust
Stand under trees, look up at leaves
The axe resting a while
The molestation put on hold

The humanity of dawn
Doesn't last very long
But the two legged beasts
Become less than

3 comments:

Suhas said...

Beautiful imagery and love the blank...
"Become less than --"
As eloquent as silence can ever be
:)

super-agent said...

its just beautiful... awesome

Dhruva said...

I like the construction of this, in certain parts. In case you haven't guessed which, it is the part which goes

"But the two legged beasts
Become less than"