Ruthless Spiraling

A poem

a statue
he erects for himself
will wind up with pigeon dung
all the same
smokers will use the marble
as their ashtray
tourists will wonder when
this town will tear it down
defaced plaques
graffiti covers
inscriptions of fiction



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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.