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Short Josiah Poems

Short Josiah Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Josiah by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Josiah by length and keyword.


Zero
Josiah conquers revisionists
by stating an old-world axiom:

     “When seeking structure,
     one must be mindful of decay.”

He taps a rusted column with
an ordinary wooden cane,

releasing decades of oxidation
in particulate dust.

As his nephew secures the wire
on the final shape-charge

a tear wells with nostalgia
and sympathy for the hobbled

until the flurry of blasts
at zero.
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Categories: josiah, death
Form: Free verse