Michele Burstein

[writingzme.com Love2write] (6 Aug 1951 / Kitwe, Zambia)

Gargoyle

On rampart
Silence
Throbs.
Tight-skinned drum
Unstruck.

Such luck
The craggy form
Ugly beautiful
Thunders
Its deafening protection
Raven-black
As it waits
Poised and still

It will
Succeed
No evil spirit
Dare come near
In the death-still
Sleep
Of night.


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