The Loud and the Lonely

Old metal sign swings
on rusting black chains
its alloy cries stridulous
whipped by wild winds.
Creaking iron bones
have no one to speak to
but the howling air
that only hears grating;
unable to read sign language
or whisper back in visuals
reply to a silent “welcome.”

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This work by Sarah Holmes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Licensem

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