Christina A. Sharik

WINGED PRAYER

If one night you feel a light touch upon your cheek,
a hand upon your shoulder
and you know there’s no one there –

If a soft voice whispers “hang on” –
It is my prayer.

Author’s Note: For B.D. McKendree: “Barbed Wire and Rice” – WWII Collected POW poems, and in Remembrance of all Other MIAs