Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Shooting Visiting Angels - Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

farmers got a gun
everybody neighbours run
everybody runs
except trusting angels;

a troop of angels shoot in the snow
left are white snow angel's shapes
left as silhouette shadows are snow angels
where their angel bodies dissolved;

where they falling hit fallen snow
angels blessings from heaven
iced out in a farmer's field below
a farmer shoot visiting angels;

like a flock of visiting geese
because they were on his property
but why were they on his property
to bestow seasonal blessings;

blessings from heaven
ever notice how some people
shoot their blessings
shot all to hell;

Copyright © Terence George Craddock

Topic(s) of this poem: angels

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written in April 2015 on the 2.4.2015.
Inspired by the poem 'Snow' by David Berman.
Dedicated to David Berman.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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