A Mother’s Abandon (Published online at In Stereo Press: The Audio Zine)

A MOTHER’S ABANDON

A kiss

Upon the forehead.

For good fortune

A prayer.

Her doubtful gaze

At the sleeping baby.

Dampened cheeks

Remorse.

A startling sentiment

Concern.

A glimpse at the exit

The coward wakes.

A shameful departure

Child abandoned.

© 2011 by Charles Banks, Jr.

Writing as BLACK ANGEL

Published online at In Stereo Press: The Audio Zine!

http://www.instereopress.com

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