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Rings of Children

by Lon Casler Bixby 5 years ago in social commentary / sad poetry
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Loneliness and Fair-weather Friends

Photo © Lon Casler Bixby

ARMS LOCKED IN FRIENDSHIP

RINGS OF CHILDREN

DANCE ROUND IN CIRCLES

ONE LOSES HIS BALANCE AND FALLS

THE RING CLOSES IN TO MEND THE BREAK

THE ONE WHO FELL REGAINS HIS STATURE

BUT IT’S SILENCE TO THEIR EARS

SOMEONE HAS TAKEN HIS PLACE

CLOSE KNIT RINGS OF CHILDREN

DANCE ROUND IN CIRCLES

ARMS WEAVED TOGETHER IN HARMONY

THE RING LOOKS IN

BUT NEVER OUT

THE RING IS UNFORGIVING

THE ONE WHO FELL REGAINS HIS STATURE

HE GOES FROM RING TO RING

BUT NEVER BREAKS THROUGH

ARMS LOCKED IN FRIENDSHIP

RINGS OF CHILDREN

DANCE ROUND IN CIRCLES

EXCEPT ONE

© Lon Casler Bixby 2017

social commentarysad poetry

About the author

Lon Casler Bixby

Lon Casler Bixby is a published author: Fiction, Poetry, Humor, & Comic Books. He's also an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in magazines, art & coffee table books, & in Art Galleries throughout the world.

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