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    Weeping Angel

    by David Knape

    Weeping angel, all alone
    your head upon the cold hard stone
    crestfallen eyes sadly suggest
    your sorrow for the one at rest

    Wings folded in the hallowed mist
    convey angelic tenderness
    to stay awhile, we can't resist
    admiring your fair loveliness

    Vandals scarred your figure, yet
    nothing mars your silhouette
    golden moonbeams tint your face
    reflecting light of heavenly grace

    In the moment, on this day
    inspiring those who pass this way
    we pray that when we too are gone
    like angels weep upon our stone.


    © davidknape

    August 12, 2012
    *Inspired by the story on Weeping Angels on Texas Escapes.
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape

    Weeping Angel
    Photo courtesy Charles Watson

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