Posts Tagged ‘Two Friends’

Friday, June 25th, 2010

a.d. winans | end of innocence & other poems

END OF INNOCENCE
I lost whatever innocence I had
back in 68, Robert Kennedy assassinated
Mai Lai a month later, the Chicago 7
Storm troopers wielding clubs like cavemen
Nixon signaling the beginning of the end
Those wide innocent eyes
digging a hole in my head
Napalm fire kissing that child’s naked body
Black smoke stuck to her skin
TV pundits playing their spin
This war [...]