Mudlark No. 50 (2013)

Afraid of Heaven

I couldn’t tell you on your deathbed
that I believe angels are dead

things, that I’ve only seen them in the dark
wells of my dreams, their white faces smiling

like bleached skulls shining in full moonlight.

Kip Knott | Nocturne
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