Posted by: Ron DuBour | December 12, 2017

Pathetic~by Paul Lenzi


 

 

Pathetic

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“Selbstbildnis als Kranker” by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

blue heart on a sleeve
cunningly vulnerable
baiting sympathy
not so much dishonesty
as erstwhile self-respect

 

 

(originally posted October 2013)


Responses

  1. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers

    • most welcome always!!


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