Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Kim Jong-un is Any Son

Kim Jong-un was a child once,

looking to Jong-il as a son

looks to a father.



Kim Jong-un was a child once,

filled with the innocence of age.



All of the same form,

earth born and bound,

nothing more,

or less,

supreme,

as any child.

© Mark William Jackson

'Great successor' visits body of Kim Jong-il
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Mark William Jackson is a Sydney based poet whose work has appeared in various print and online journals including; Best Australian Poems 2011, Popshot (UK), Going Down Swinging, Cordite, Blue Crow and SpeedPoets.

3 comments:

  1. Adults always tend to forget they were kids once.

    I've followed this topic with much concern, so thanks for this angle to ponder, Mark.

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  2. I like the concise style you have used for this one, Mark.

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  3. a great torch to light some dark corners we have when we consider such topics..

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