Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,546 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

And If Angels - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

An angel
falls to the ground

learns what it is
to be

human
after all

to have hunger
gnaw at your guts

the cold to take hold

freeze even
your memory

its feathers
falling away

dirty & grey
now only

a mere
human

wondering if there is
a Heaven

and if
angels

really
exist.


Comments about And If Angels by Dónall Dempsey

  • (5/29/2008 5:51:00 AM)

    An angel 'wondering if there is
    a Heaven'... I like this kind of amnesia of the fallen angel...
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 12, 2008


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