Cassandra

 ♥

our Cassandra’s agony

torments

in poems of prophecy

and breaks our hearts

upon the stone of her insanity

she calls on death to visit one self-appointed night

and we, her guardian angels, wearied by the fight

still

we soldier on with all our might


©2012,poem,Jamie Dedes,All rights reserved * Painting/Cassandra by Evelyn De Morgan (1885-1919), U.S. public domain.