National Poetry Month: April 19th

April 19, 2012

Angels by Katha Pollitt

They thought the job would be more musical:
Rainbows and trumpets.  They’d burst
through clouds of marble streaked with flame
and offer blinding demonstrations
of the ontological proof of God.
People would look up and say “Ineffable!”
Instead, they swooped through the mall
calling Ashley? Pammy?
fished Mrs. Baines’ wedding ring from the drain again, Continue reading “National Poetry Month: April 19th”

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