Image by Dimitris Vetsikas from Pixabay

Midnight philosopher
in a leaning tower
of Babble.

Weeping halo crown
of a hero-king

A golden shaft of sunset.
A judge perched
on a stack of unread books.

The text is written in stone
and must be answered in blood.

While a garbage truck
delivers the daily mail
and the mailman
robs your garden.

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William F. Aicher

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