Avatar Author: Jim Stitzel I dabble a little in a lot of things -- writing, webcomics, gaming, photography, web design, music, and more. I'm a full-time code-wrangler and a part-time farmer with 40 acres, a lot of animals, and far, far too much to do. Read Bio

Broken and blistered,
We healed our surrogate world,
Piece by bloody piece.

Overbearing brutes,
We forced you to accept us
’Til nothing remained.

Reluctant mother,
We did the unthinkable;
You gave us rebirth.

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Comments (3 so far!)

  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Intriguing. Seems like it could go a couple of different ways. In the end, it made me think of a Twilight Zone episode.

  2. Avatar Jim Stitzel

    I really wanted to add the word ‘and’ to the beginning of that last line, but I couldn’t find a way to rewrite it with one fewer syllable and still convey the same meaning.

  3. Avatar Eloquent Mess {(LoA)}

    Effective use of a semicolon conveyed the intent quite well. I like this!

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