Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Better Angels

By this time,
I know the better angels
of my nature*
disagree.


*With thanks to Abraham Lincoln for the metaphor. (image and quote from Lincoln's first inaugural address.)
One Single Impression Prompt:  Angels 

4 comments:

Templeton's fury said...

i love this. i admire both Lincoln and your style.

Dymphna said...

Thanks! So glad you appreciate it!!

TACParent said...

As I read your poem, I heard Lincoln's voice. Amazing style.

Dymphna said...

Thanks! That's cool that you could hear Lincoln's voice!

Poems © Gemma W. Wilson