Visitors stare at cement walls
surrounding the sky
guard-posts every fifty feet, barbed
wire christening the top
coiled, glistening in the sun.
Behind this starched fence, a son
cries for mom and dad
wonders if they'll ever forgive him.
Jesus already did.
2011 Richard L. Provencher
My wife, Esther and I are "born-again" and enjoy sharing our writing. It is a Christian Outreach for us. Our E-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org. You are invited to visit our website at: www.wsprog.com/rp/. We live in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. Please pray for peace in the world.