Death and Life

My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads the sisters Death and Night ~ Micro Poetry


Gazing with malicious grin

The Grim Reaper comes harvesting

Generations of the never-ending

Circle of life.

Death may swipe

Infant innocence or guilt aghast,

But humanity eludes his grasp.

On a bright bed of flowers, Eve, the source of life,

Defiantly refuses

To become Death’s wife.


© Kim M. Russell, 2016

 Death and Life

Death and Life ~ Gustav Klimt


15 thoughts on “Death and Life

    1. Klimt adored women and they loved him. His women all had strong personalities or were very creative. If I could go back in time, it would be to Vienna to spend even just a few hours in his company 😊


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