Since Carol Ann is holding her peace…

HEAVY WEIGHS THE CROWN

As beautiful as any baby
they coo in blissful ignorance
of the harsh weight of exposure,
the comfort of uncommon privilege
and reach towards their mother’s breast,
lost in the glow of her eyes:
irritated by paparazzi lightning.

©Perry McDaid 2016

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C&G IT; BTEC Business Studies; BSc Hons Grad - Dipl Lit - published writer and poet working on play. Masters Ed
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