Sunday, 11 March 2007

Prey by Gary Beck

Birds of unsoft eyes
flown by women with thin beaks
and sharp tongues,
swoop down upon our weakness,
as silent as surgeons
entering flesh.

Gary Beck, New York, USA


Crafty Green Poet said...

brief and to the point.

Anonymous said...

Every line is tight and strong, what a joy to read over and over.