bone

Skeleton construction bonded by tendons and ligaments and skin. White unbreakable, indestructible. Reanimated corpses come to life in underground tunnels. Halloween in an orange glow. Black cats prowl and stretch the paws outward, back upward. Hard, stubborn matter with tight vibrating atoms and molecules. Science fiction plot line. A clean break. Mr. Clean in a cast. Does he have his driver’s license. Chicken wings and their remains. Hot sauce running down my chin in delicious agony. Jumping into my sneakers and going outside. I have never broken a bone. I’d hate for it to happen in my adult life. Sometimes, even if you’re incredibly careful, things can happen in the blink of an eye. It’s hard to train for those moments, to expect the unexpected. Life magic rabbit coming out of a hat with the tap of a toy magic wand. Sawing the lady in half. What happens to her bones then? What happens to the animal bones we throw away and what comes of them in the –

Author: Roe

29. she/her. Songwriter & Trek Punk Soul™.

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