Disclaimer: Star Trek is the property of Paramount/Viacom. This poem is the property of and is copyright (c) 1978 by Bev Clark. Originally published in Time Warp #2.



A Meditation: Bones

Beverly Clark



powerful magic conjure

bones

(property of the resident medicine man!)

deathly white skeletal

bones

(momento of some past physician's failure?)

catgut-suture-primitive saw

bones

(no longer, but sometimes, God, no more) Mm

exposed to the heart bare

bones

(tell me the trouble -- let me help)

deceptively soft-structured

bones

hold the body together