Into the dust

I watch the man
as he counts to ten
with the fingers, fingers
on his hand

One two three
four five six

Gunshot, seven,
demise, eight

falls to the ground
victim to his own dead
weight.

I watch the man
as he counts to ten
nine and ten
no longer a man
no more a vessel.

 

 

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