The Body Farm

crime scene do not cross signage
Welcome to the Body Farm  
Where cadavers come to play 
Forcing us to see the charm 
In their stark, macabre display 
 
Where cadavers come to play 
As they slowly decompose  
In their stark, macabre display  
While we watch their bones transpose  
 
As they slowly decompose  
They reveal our destiny  
While we watch their bones transpose  
Documenting what we see  
 
They reveal our destiny  
Though we may not want to look  
We document what we see  
Within every field and nook  
 
Though we may not want to look  
They force us to see the charm  
Within every field and nook  
Welcome to the Body Farm  
 
 
 

The Body Farm, also known as the Forensic Anthropology Center, helps train forensic students in the natural decomposition of human bodies. If you’ve never heard of it, I highly recommend clicking the link above! Just be warned- it isn’t for the faint of heart.

Did you enjoy this poem? Then you’ll enjoy my upcoming poetry collection, By the Bones! Coming October 2020! 

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