Shallow

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Shallow

Society unfolds.
An origami bird,
paper wing stained red,
out of whack,
shallow at the center.

Masses dabble in virtual blasts,
victims of their own undoing,
cheap thrills, sensual selfies.
Ibid, Ibid, all fall down,
the skill to hunt what’s hallowed,
lost.

© 2014 BBlakey

Words from The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #171: dabble, thrill, whack, hallowed, blasts, stained, hunt, unfolds, shallow, center, skill, reveal

Image: V. Flaneur © 2008 (used with permission)