Wind Chimes

20838991075_12c97ba8f4_b

A baby’s breath cannot purify winds
of compromise, nor indemnify

wantonness, but applied to chimes
in innocence; may pierce the pall

of sorrow, and bestow welcome
solace upon the sound of tears.

First published in Midwest Literary Magazine

Kevin Heaton

Kevin Heaton

Kevin Heaton is originally from Kansas and Oklahoma, and now lives and writes in California. His work has appeared in a number of publications including: Guernica, Rattle, Slice Magazine, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Adroit Journal, and Verse Daily. He is a Best of the Net, Best New Poets, and three-time Pushcart Prize nominee.
Kevin Heaton

Latest posts by Kevin Heaton (see all)


%d bloggers like this: