The Arc of the Defeated

By Scott Bailey © 2015

It looks like the arc of the defeated
The hunch of old and tired man
Worn down by time and routine
Only
The arc is a buttress
Against the burden of life
It is bent not broken
It serves its purpose well
If not gracefully

Image from Pixabay

In response to my daily prompt Defeated

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

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Author: Scott Andrew Bailey

Scott Bailey is a freelance writer, author and blogger. His works include the dystopian novel “Mankind Limited”, Thirteen Tales – a collection of Ghost Stories and “A Spring of Dreams” collection of poetry. His blogging ranges across family articles, poetry and short stories and even the odd book or movie review.

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