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Constructive Anatomy Drawing Book 15
And put him back together,
Stronger, faster, better.
Wither him down to bones and marrow.
Scour his brain with bleach.
And what man can build a man back better?
Bodybuild back his gaunt cadaver frame.
Reteach his every syllable.
How can you decompose an entire lifetime?
How can you demolish a man?
What made your soul
This is submitted to Three Word Wednesday. The words were decompose, gaunt, and vile. For some reason, it made me think immediately of the Science Fiction classic The Demolished Man, by Alfred Bester. I use the title in my last stanza. Thanks for reading!