Black and White

Image credit: Kimberley Hall

Image credit: Kimberley Hall

Symbolic duality
Black and white
Balanced held
What feet may walk
Across this chequered floor
And what for?

Perfect design
Each component
Like the last
In perpetuity
What ritual done
On a blood washed floor
And what for?

Between the cracks
Of dark and light
We may yet fall
In only ignominy
What sacrifice
Holds the balance here
And what for?

(c) Helen Valentina 2015 All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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3 Responses to Black and White

  1. And what for? The question of the age.

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