Poetry by Fiona Perry: The Symbol of Abandonment

The Symbol of Abandonment

Moses (patriarch, drawn from water)
fled on a White Star Liner, steerage class.
All aboard for the promised land!
Dropped dead amid a heatwave
scourging Chicago (City of Big Shoulders).
Didn’t even leave us his surname
Lennon (lover, blackbird).
His absence forever signified
by an em dash on a birth certificate.

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By davidlonan1

David writes poetry, short stories, and writings that'll make you think or laugh, provoking you to examine images in your mind. To submit poetry, photography, art, please send to feversofthemind@gmail.com. Twitter: @davidLOnan1 + @feversof Facebook: DavidLONan1

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