It's All That There Is

Poem By Gert Strydom

Hung from a Bough
Chainsaws scream
Stay or Go

Arm on the block
Machetes plead
Long-sleeve or short

Mothers stand-fast
Razors debate
Babes or breast

Keep off the Grass
Pegs proclaim
Learn or limp.

Comments about It's All That There Is

This poem reminds me of the jungle justice where I come. A lovely well articulated poem. Thanks for sharing.
Sort of enigmatic this although I do get the point. Read mine – Time for Another – surprise Adeline

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