KarlRomeo PierreLouis

(July 12 / Port au Prince, Haiti)

Absolutions


I knew him when my city burned
When clouds of smoke and heaven had no difference
Above the tearing eyes of passerby’s
And there, in the warmth of it
I remembered April
And forgot the irony of the other seasons
Chaos had found me at last

Submitted: Sunday, August 30, 2009

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