Treasure Island

Savannah Allison

(August 21 1990)

Angel


See that girl?
the one with no hair?
the one who gets made fun of,
by her so-called friends,

See that man?
the one on the bench,
the one who eats from trash?
the one who is ridiculed for being 'lazy'

See that woman?
the one on the street corner?
The one who gives it up
every night?

I wonder if that little girl,
is angel?
I wonder if that man is angel?
I wonder if that woman is
an angel?

What if their just here to show us,
how hard life can be?
How would you feel,
if you knew you were,
torturing an Angel?

Submitted: Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Edited: Saturday, December 25, 2010

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