Push Pawn

Vintage Words

Black pawns walking around
the square like dudes.
They walk the square
with their feet in their mouths.
Push pawn.
Black blood coagulates
at the foot of the throne
and makes the black queen cautious.
The king is in a broken castle,
the queen has blood at her feet.
Each piece is armed to the teeth.
Push pawn.


Author's Notes/Comments: 

Push Pawn previous appeared in Black Scholar magazine.

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