Sunday, July 13, 2008

Western Medicine

Western Medicine - 2008-07-13 09:39

Western Medicine

Death, god’s gift as life,
Made machined and sterile,
as if a choice were offered,
or victory a chance.

Ends with old men,
in terror shaking,
held firmly by their feet,
as the last of their realm coins
tinkle on to cold tiled floors.

                                                Mike Brady
                                                September 13, 2004/revised 7-08

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