Leo Yankevich

Silver Star - 3,350 Points (October 30,1961 / Farrell, Pennsylvania)

Witness - Poem by Leo Yankevich

The wind or consciousness intones:
“Better never to have been born.”
You watch along the creek bank stones.
A Norway rat filled up with corn
squeals as a mink drags it away,
the blood left on the loam: a trail,
a trail to heaven, blue today,
but winding first through earth and hell.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature

Comments about Witness by Leo Yankevich

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/28/2015 4:54:00 AM)

    With the blood left on the loam. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (8/28/2015 4:53:00 AM)

    Clean poem with pain well defined. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 28, 2015

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