I stood silently contemplating the Five Finger and Troodos mountains, Turkish Cypriots to the north and Greek Cypriots to the south, both brandishing 'pointless' arguments with the sole aim of remaining divided until 'their bones are picked clean
and clean bones gone.
in the swirling River of Lethe, their bones picked clean
under some years of leaves and rotted cones, the body of a warbler like a whole note fallen from the sky--my old love for him, like the songbird's rib cage picked clean
. Throughout this collection, Olds shines a small light into this dark story with poems that end with new openings.
Caption: Though removal of the bomb-created mineral Trinitite from the blast site is a federal crime, this area open to the public has been picked clean
compared with nearby spots.
When their bones are picked clean
and the clean bones gone,
A stocking and a shoe cover one leg, and the other has been picked clean
to the bone."
"The ammo dumps we've seen are either partially destroyed or picked clean
," said Alexander Griffiths, director of operations for the Swiss group, which now has 35 disposal experts working in rebel territory under a $470 000 US grant.
Conwy Council claimed they had been dead a long time, possibly weeks, but dropped the charges after a vet described how corpses were usually picked clean
So what do you do in flat terrain with few deer-attracting food plots and fields that have been picked clean
? Deer will still look for food, though, depending on recent hunting pressure, much of that will take place at night.
ornate and delicate as spun sugar--each S of railing, each baluster and flagpole bearing les couleurs --gleams the parched zinc of roadkill the crows picked clean
. A confection, this deadly contraption --afforded by time's stopping, erasing what love once was.
But many sites have already been picked clean
and Abu Obeid fears he will soon have to stop working.