Kelly Vinal

Rookie (1967- / Homestead, Florida)

Dream Of Constantine - Poem by Kelly Vinal

Pass the day for bravado,
And I will not meet your eye –
The waves of barley pass below
A wake of hurricane
I have not a soldier met, the fields
Of running blood -
These wretched patches, boiling sod, intransigent
Mercurial earth.
Pass the day my caged canary,
And I will not stop to chatter –
The craters spot the shattered whey
A rage of understood
I have but a final wish, the dream
Of Constantine -
These wretched patches, boiling mud, intransigent
Mercurial earth.

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  • (3/21/2005 1:16:00 AM)

    A wonderfully delightful poem, and a 10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 4, 2004

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