Saturday, October 3, 2015

2015 OctPoWriMo #3: Skull

Skull

Crack the skull! 
Peel back the flap of
skin, its wrinkles, its
worry, the slurry
of a day’s
misdeeds
lingering.

Then set the drill
to hard white bone.

The drone diminishes distinction.




Poet's Note:  The prompt was a poem constructed from a freewrite on the topic of what keeps us from the page.  I did the freewrite...but the poem did its own thing.  Can't say there's much in there from the freewrite...but the freewrite got the brain going in this direction.  

4 comments:

  1. Gory and scary
    Little bit of eerie
    Liked the force
    Of powerful imagery :)

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  2. spooky way to let go.. interesting!

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  3. Powerful imagery and an interesting take on the prompt. Writing does sometimes feel this way!

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  4. Nice, Anna! I like how you set the lines and the shape they formed. I could see the peeling back.
    Favorite lines:
    the slurry
    of a day’s
    misdeeds
    lingering.
    Thank you. xoA

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