Kim Hutson


Innocent - Poem by Kim Hutson

He comes to me electrically, charging.
His hair rusts, crumbles. Cracked
glass eyes delve into me before
his linen wings holler their drone
against my ears.
I can’t take it.
Duck, cover;
clinch, he catches me, we are away.
Angel feet dangle seeking
mine to catch so I don’t fall,
angel heart beats me to dreaming,
maybe? I can still see,
upturned faces struck with wonder,
or fear,
both?
A man stares, gun held limply,
above the wall I soar.
My condemners can eat their words.
Now they know:
I am saved.

07/09/05

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  • (11/17/2005 4:22:00 AM)


    Blimey! ! Powerful indeed, Kim! A great subject, expertly handled. Jon. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 17, 2005



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