I wrote this while at work.
In a plastic bowl I lay restless,
In an empty nest I sing chestless,
Lungs of Styrofoam I float,
Nose of garden gnome I gloat,
With insect eyes I see the truth
A million lies trapped in their youth
Flaming towels hang by showers
Sheep heads sprout out wilting flowers
Telephones sewn to our ears
Oil spills found in our tears
Old cracked skin glued back together
Fractured hearts of worn out leather
Bloodshot eyeballs all turned backwards
Dusty brains locked behind passwords
Towers built of stick and straw
Wolves too weak to lift a paw
Stomachs filled with sour milk
Blindfolded by moth-eaten silk
In my cold cell I sit and stare
In my old well, I drown down there
A universe crowded by so much space
The Earth a beaten, bloody face.
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