You ask a question
Which the child in me
Sees as part of a butterfly drift
I even smiled.

The child is handcuffed to a rail
In an airport
She is 5
She cannot answer
Did you do what was necessary?

Means your ends, your means
The end.

Veronica Aldous  all rights reserved 2017


About Veronica Aldous

Writer and artist, Veronica is a lecturer is Fine Art and Creative Writing. Her first book of poems, 'Moon Cinema' is now available on Lulu.com. Now there is also 'Mortal' her second book.
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