Death Card

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When you think that something is dead and buried, but it keeps resurrecting itself unexpectedly...

A Wilderness

A Wonderland

Of bones

When your alone

You end up there


Fantasy flesh and tendons

Tend to latch on

To muscular musings

Confusing you

Rummaging in discouragement

Appointed master

In dissaapointment duties

Eternally denied

The luxury of satisfaction

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How do you bring

A skeleton back to life?

You can hear it clicking

And rattling

Almost ticking

Now you're battling

With what to do

The time you thought

Had run out

Is still running after you

It looks empty

Yet you know 

It's not dead

You heard it


◄ Glass slipper

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Ruth O'Reilly

Tue 20th Aug 2019 19:40

Thanks Jason, I'm impressed you read it aloud and that you get what I was trying to do with this. Yes I'm definitely just trying to explore my unbounded imagination. And Death card rarely means someone is going to die but more be transformed?

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Ruth O'Reilly

Tue 20th Aug 2019 19:37

Very observant on those keys in the picture Nigel, yep them there keys unlock every secret in the cupboard

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Jason Bayliss

Tue 20th Aug 2019 19:24

There is a lovely off beat flow to this, it's really pleasurable to say out loud, and yes, some things are inescapable and undying, but imagination is unbounded, intellect is untamable and understanding is underestimated. Beautiful.

J. x

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Nigel Astell

Mon 19th Aug 2019 15:37

Shake,rattle and roll
are those skeleton keys Ruth on his belt?

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