Dark Ages

Dark Ages


Miró, Matisse,

Mapplethorpe, Mona,

Madonna, Michelangelo,

Even that tiny Jesus in the jar of piddle.

Whichever once spoke to you,

Toppled, thrown down

Shattered, shredded.

A new despot has come,

Believe what he believes

Or join this refuse.

Choose now.

Linda Imbler

Linda Imbler is the author of the published poetry collection “Big Questions, Little Sleep.”  She is a Kansas-based Pushcart Nominee. Her work has appeared in numerous national and international journals. Linda’s creative process and a current, complete listing of sites which have or will publish her work can be found at lindaspoetryblog.blogspot.com

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