Called to the Front (after John Paulo Filo’s “Tragedy at Kent State,”1970)
It’s not necessarily a good sign
if you can call to mind the moment
adolescence slipped away.
How must it feel to have that moment frozen
on display, called up each anniversary
when you became a part of history.
Mark Danowsky’s poetry has appeared in Alba, Cordite, Grey Sparrow, Mobius, Shot Glass Journal, Third Wednesday and other journals. Mark is originally from the Philadelphia area, but currently resides in North-Central West Virginia. He works for a private detective agency and is Managing Editor for the Schuylkill Valley Journal.
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