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Hand-Me-Downs

A poem by Beverly Stock.

Death rides wild throughout the land,

Madness lifts a bony hand,

Defiance gives wild demands,

A ghostly ace takes command.

Heavy hoofs in darkness beat,

Destruction rages in the streets,

Despair drowning every town,

Death and virus hand-me-downs.



Beverly Stock is an American poet who delights in creating poetry that asks big questions about small moments, and inspires readers to revisit the little memories we so often overlook. Her work has been published by The Society of Classical Poets, The Chained Muse, Persimmon Tree, and LightenUp-Online, in the UK. Visit BeverlyStockPoetry.com and BeverlyStockPoetry on Facebook.

Hand-Me-Downs

© 2020 Beverly Stock


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