Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Winter Skies / Dave Holloway


Winter Skies

Red, white and blue
and a thousand lies
hang limp against
the winter skies.

Defeat redefined
as a compromise.
The children rally.
A wise man sighs.

The dead turn over.
A mother cries.
Disappointments fill
the winter skies.

---
Dave Holloway
December 2010
Washington, U.S.A.


From the blog:
Poetry and Other Observations
http://davehollowaypoetryblog.blogspot.com

[All rights reserved by the author - used with permission]

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