Anthony Hitchin

Family Tree
 

I imagine
 
you stood kamikaze proud
piloting your vessel to its final
destination
eyes
 
o p e n
 
passing your neck
through the loop

twine tight … .
 
You
were a warrior
reaching
through death to claim
his final victim …
 
 
your floating rictus haunts her still.
 

Anthony Hitchin © 2009