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The Creative Cafe

Tin Man

Perhaps one day you will master alchemy and turn metal into flesh

Photo by Todd Trapani on Unsplash

I’m running from you
Fast and free.
I cannot lose myself
In the messy void
You’ve made.

You’re the tin man.
I tap your chest and
It booms full of emptiness.
Your heart is a closed,
Hollow vault.



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Colleen Killingsworth

Colleen Killingsworth

Obsessed with examining all facets of the human experience//There is no spoon. Formerly at Fox TV Stations & @Timeline_Now.