{random poetry #29}

[ How to Kill a Living Thing ]

Neglect it 
Criticise it to its face
Say how it kills the light
Traps all the rubbish
Bores you with its green

Harden your heart 
Cut it down close
To the root as possible

Forget it 
For a week or a month 
Return with an axe 
Split it with one blow 
Insert a stone

To keep the wound wide open

[ Eibhlin Nic Eochaidh ]

"It's not the big things in life that kill you; it's the thousand little things always seeking to drag you down." 
Tyler, A.