David Hines (hradzka) wrote,
David Hines

APED: "the broken man"

Honor you the broken man,
All rags and patches, shards and splints,
who hobbles on as best he can
though you see where the sharp bone glints,
Broken's where we all began:
Honor well the broken man.

There are other broken men 
who try their best to pass as gents
and tear themselves anew, again,
and bundle rags to stop the rents.
They're rather brittle, now and then:
Watch you well these broken men.

We are all the broken men.
Deny it all you want, it's true:
and false sometimes, then true again;
so honor me, and honor you.
Tags: a poem every day

  • what I really did like about THE AVENGERS

    I did not expect that I would come out of it with the two most interesting characters being Hulk and Black Widow. Black Widow got a lot of action and…

  • watched ORPHAN

    Saw the nifty horror flick ORPHAN, and now it's on my list of potential Yuletide requests. Except I'd want a ludicrous sequel/crossover, with Esther…

  • the Scalzi remakes LITTLE FUZZY thing

    Acclaimed SF writer John Scalzi has written and will be publishing a remix/reboot of H. Beam Piper's acclaimed, beloved, Hugo-nominated SF novel…

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded