scarecrow in the corn
his weeping muffled by straw
falling from his mouth


17 comments on “Muffled

  1. I can just as well read this as a metaphor for anyone who’s not blessed with proper tears.

  2. interesting image.. thought provoking.

  3. Sanaa Rizvi says:

    Such a deep & poignant write.

  4. Mary says:

    Very atmospheric!

  5. Truedessa says:

    Perhaps, the scarecrow wants to cry as he sees and feels death nearby.

  6. lynn__ says:

    Yes, scarecrows tend to be softies but only cry muffled tears!

  7. Well this is very clever……I never thought about that before….so original.

  8. C.C. says:

    Such a vivid description!

  9. Jen says:

    Wow — now that is quite original — quite an image. Nicely done 🙂

  10. Sumana Roy says:

    very vivid and the anguish is felt hard….

  11. Suyash jha says:

    Very interesting metaphors

  12. Bastet says:

    Great … and I feel like I’m back in Oz!

  13. glmeisner says:

    I like this one, its a great image and so honest.

  14. Oh so sad, and vivid and wonderful!

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