the wings of angels
into my lungs
I can feel them beating
the surge of strong pinions
About the Author: Munro Sickafoose hails from Texas (and various Army bases around the world), and currently lives in Oregon. He has been a jewelry designer, punk musician, ranch hand, salesman, ski lodge cook, Shiatsu practioner, white–water rafting guide, fiction writer, poet, and many other things besides. He currently runs Diamondheart Studios (a web design company); edits a webzine, Coyote Madonna; and sits on the board of directors of the Wilderness Guides Council, an international organization of Vision Fast guides.
Copyright © 1993 by Munro Sickafoose. The poem may not be reproduced in any form without the author’s express written permission.