5. An Image Under Glass

Avatar Author: Shoving Leopard English and Music teacher, and creative loony. I am "blue tapioca" at writerscafe.org. I would like to invite you to read some of my longer material there: http://www.writerscafe.org/bluetapioca I am working on a nove... Read Bio

Campfire, you say? Did I hear someone speak?
Picture this, traveler: this is a metaphor.
I was tossed onto a raging campfire. It burned me up. This campfire was society. It consumed me.
Now I am ashes, preserved forever in a jar. Mount Saint Helen’s via Welch’s Grape Jelly.
God will never pardon my dust.
Goddamned society wouldn’t let me be myself; now God has damned me and donates in my name to Society.

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  1. Avatar JonB

    Still no real story, but I appreciate the poetry in this; it reminds me vaguely of Marcus Aurelius or something.

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