Email this sample to a friend


A Poem


Jack Forge

Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2013 John Stephen Rohde

This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment. It may not be re-sold or given to others. If you want to share this book, please buy a copy for each recipient. If you are reading this book but did not buy it, please go to and buy a copy. Thank you for respecting the author's work.

While wandering through a city canyon

enclosed by rows of concrete towers

like tombstones for the dead of war,

I weighed the worth of life on Earth.

Stumbling past a dark and dismal alley,

I found a small box on a pile of garbage.

Dull and black it was scorched and scarred

as if having endured some vast disaster—

Previous Page Next Page Page 1 of 4