Skeleton Crew and Other Poems by Thomas Page

Skeleton Crew The best way to scare someone is to justBeVeryStill. I was cast as a pirateWith burning embers in my beardAnd my hand clasped in a hookStationed with my skeleton crew—A motley crew of six, sparking pink sailors;Deader than a doornailTheir mandibles and maxillas permanentlyFixed in a cackle. I also had a treasure chest … Continue reading Skeleton Crew and Other Poems by Thomas Page