POETRY: Feeding the Fish

Talk of feeding the fish
is rather cute, it is.
But talk of feeding the fish
with dismembered body pieces,
isn’t that rather fiendish?

And talk of feeding the fish
with dismembered body pieces
applauded by an audience
including lawyers and judges,
leaves me speechless.

ERIC S.B. LIBRE
4 August 2015

[Eric S.B. Libre is a Mindanawon freelance development consultant who has done some work in a number of conflict-affected areas of Mindanao and occasionally dabbles in creative writing. He lives in Digos City, and is proud to be a senior citizen.]