Perhaps there was a tremor in the sky
in that first expanse of golden light.
The boy who wrapped his hopes in a sigh
and embarked on that first fatal flight.

The ploughman along his path as it wound
ignoring the splash, not a moment to spare.
Onward he roamed, yet what a curious sound,
the distant wail of a father’s despair.

Did the seas swell to soften the deadly dive
of the wax-winged boy that dared to dream?
Who attempted to do more than exist while alive
and plunged into Hades with a waterlogged scream.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s