Stick Figure

Graphite guardian
forging stick figure fantasies
ever jealous
of gold’s pursuits

Line draw me outta here
make me crisp and clear

by number
molded and mottled
living within means
I am missing peace
so incomplete

My feet are falling asleep
at thy bidding
fluffing a pillow
to smother my ambitions
before they wake


2 thoughts on “Stick Figure

  1. I love how I picture a stick man thru this whole piece. It feels like alienation. The heavy feet, and then the last line brings it home, this simple basic creature you are…

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