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David Whalen

(5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

When Angels Cry


The wind…
That through
Barren limbs sighs
Soulful sound
That seeps round
Loose windowpanes
And sides

The silent sound
From anguished eye
The heart
That cries out “why! ”
Tis the soul-torn
Sound of tears
We hear…
Sound made
…when Angels cry…


Dedicated to John and Ron Whalen and Ken Richmond
Gone but ne'er forgotten

Submitted: Friday, July 19, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013

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