Six Word Saturday

One Sad Song Remains The Same 

(Orig. published @ Curio Poetry)

I’ve had enough of that, he said,
pressing a button, ending the newscast,
putting an end, finally, to the useless
bombing of sand dunes and babies.
Then, half-reclined against the bedrail
he pressed another button, turned up
the morphine drip to maximum, closed
his eyes. I’ve had enough, he said.


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7 thoughts on “Six Word Saturday

  1. Hmm, not exactly the road I’m even near ready to follow…not yet….although giving peace a chance doesn’t seem to be on enough plates, right?

  2. Now this is an interesting way to start a Saturday morning.
    Quite poignant Ron….
    Can you even imagine the amount of pain one must be in to come to that decision?
    You should check out my Thursdays’ Pondering with a Purpose this week….

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