Seamus Hogan

Rookie - 7 Points (Ireland)

Sketch For A Self Portrait - Poem by Seamus Hogan

If You can imagine a blind woman
Knitting, in total darkness, a woollen
Jumper then the wool you see is me.

If you can imagine a benevolent angel
Hand knitting a child's dream, as the child
Dreams, you see the pattern and me.

If you see an altar and a lamb being led
To the slaughter, the space between the sacrifice
And the slaughterer is me.

Comments about Sketch For A Self Portrait by Seamus Hogan

  • Vipins PuthooranVipins Puthooran (10/7/2011 1:48:00 PM)

    Wonderful imagination... The pulpit of heart is everytime adorned with reddish carpet of blood, preaching us to love the mankind...nice poem... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 7, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 8, 2011

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