The Bones

I heard a groan
in the bones of the Earth.

Too many epochs of marching,
and bearing banners.

Too many children’s blankets
trampled threadbare.

But the globe is weary of this.
Even the American stupor of ease,

I heard a moan from the core. 

Two and a half minutes to midnight.





Raya Yarbrough

Singer, Composer, writer of absurd stories about LA, chanteuse on Outlander, BSG, DaVinci's Demons, & I used to date Dick Grayson.