Thursday, April 01, 2010

Saunter Vaguely Downward

He's an angel
who wasn't raised on love.
He remembers the magic time
when he carried the scales
at Fate's right hand.
Those were the days—
smiting the unrighteous.
Now he's just another
face in a crowd.

--for Read Write Poem's NaPoWriMo prompt #1
song titles: "Angel", "Raised on Love", "Magic Time", "Fate's Right Hand", "Face in a Crowd" courtesy of Pandora
Oh, and by the way: the title is from Gaiman & Pratchett's Good Omens. You'll find it in the dramatis personae.
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flaubert said...

This is very well done!

Wayne Pitchko said...

havent read your words enjoyed again....thanks for sharing this