question for the bodhisattvas|
how big the heart how big to hold and love this world where after a party on Halloween still in costume a kind boy of twenty stabbed stabbed left dead on the tracks the train hits his sacred body and all the world (is changed forever)
© November 1998 Leslye Layne Russell
This poem was published in
15 Women Poets of the West (One Dog Press) in 1999.