March 18, 2013

Premonition by Richard Schnap

In his dream he heard
The fluttering of wings
By a starlit sea

As a tall lighthouse
With its guiding beacon
Was suddenly snuffed out

The very next day
An x-ray revealed
His brain held a tumor

And as he walked home
A murder of crows
Seemed to follow behind

Richard Schnap is a poet, songwriter and collagist living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His poems have most recently appeared locally, nationally and overseas in a variety of print and online publications.

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