Much later they would say
the vision that came was night
in all her splendor,
dragging down the heavens
in a star filled cloak,
with one – the order star – slipping away,
in time to raise the sky
from gargoyle’s pointed snout.
* The gargoyle protects the cathedral in Madrid from evil spirits.
Publishing Credits, “The Hound”
Poetalk, Berkeley, California, USA, 2009
Ship of Fools, Rio Grande, Ohio, USA, 2007
By Anthony Walstorm