Parting Ways

Posted: September 27, 2013 in literature, poetry
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Easter Island Sculpture

running headless,

a body parts ways only

through force of will


as my head

puckers for grandiose

acts of conscience

before speaking


for or against

that righteous cause

or this perceived injustice


while the body rolls

down hills that sport

Easter Island sculptures


eyeless to the brilliant

Sun relaxing

behind the waves


until my body

is buried

and my head

is asleep to


ideas and dreams,





Rod C. Stryker

This is a recent piece. Hope you like it.


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