“Suddenly” by Eric Burbridge


Sheet metal and screaming rubber copulated

A work of art flipped

Impaled flesh feared the darkness

Trapped pleas were answered by sirens

Powerful jaws freed the terrified

Motionless lay in a crimson pool

Another soul awaits judgment.

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Burbridge retired from public service after thirty-five years. Every since that wonderful day he has devoted himself to writing fiction and poetry.