Beat

 

Beat

 
He saw them from the distance

Kicking the object around a playing field

His dog lurched forward hungrily

And as he grew nearer, the man realised

The object was a human heart

Small and red, covered in

Footprints and mud,

And yet somehow

Still beating.

 


 

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