Abyss & Apex : Fourth Quarter 2007: I Wish For Wings

I Wish For Wings

Gwen Campbell



I wish for wings
The arboreal touch
Of silk on flesh
Of genes recombinant

Of flight and power.

No one the wiser
As I fold them
And hide
The pinions of my power
From the world’s waking eyes




Gwen Campbell lives on a diet of poetry and enjoying the moment. She lives near New York City.



Poem © 2007 Gwen Campbell. All other content copyright © 2007 ByrenLee Press 

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