#6 of 365 – “beneath the thumb”

“beneath the thumb”

 

tensions gather

in bunches

like mobs

against the bone

 

unruly

ill-tempered

and unwilling

to go home

 

chanting

in spasms

of refusal

to leave

 

clever

in their strategies

to duck

and deceive

 

they move

from one place

to another

cloaked in camouflage

 

but are defenseless

and naked

beneath the thumb

of massage

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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2 Responses to #6 of 365 – “beneath the thumb”

  1. missi says:

    I think this should go in one of the frames in the rear studio.

  2. Liz says:

    This is wonderful. They all are. I agree with Missi.

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