for Twiglet #237

for Twiglet #237
Photo by Jose Francisco Morales on Unsplash

Puppet Dance

Puppet toy,
boy embodied on a string.

Almost human, his hop and dance.
Mimicked madness as

the lights dim and the strings
fall off.

Such a pale and wan display,
a wordless apparition

as he runs wild off the stage.
It’s a swarm in a storm.

Written for Twiglet #237 ‘Wooden Puppet’. Photo by Jose Francisco Morales on Unsplash. Shared with #APoemADay on Twitter   ©Misky 2021

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