John Winter

(23/09/1964 / Palmerston North, New Zealand)

Hiaku- Angel


Furling waves wash me
Inconsistentcy takes hold
The city takes it's toll

Are you friend or foe
Shrapnel of a former life
Shows it's ugly face

No one is safe now
Reality is the truth
You can all now see

Despair rules the street
My work here is incomplete
But can I go on

The shit washes over me
The street is filthy with muck
Will it disperse

My light guides me now
The angel now walks with me
The turmoil repeats

The angel takes hold
She is my guiding light now
Forever she is near

Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
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  • Sandra Fowler (4/22/2007 3:15:00 AM)

    Even shadows become a solace if one has an angel to light the way. Very moving, John. You are definately a poet worthy of the name. Write on.

    As always,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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