When the world hurts and I cry
He calls to me in the dark
No unspoken answers
Damned as I am, I lie
In his arms
For one eternal moment
The pain locked deep in my heart
A little boy crouches in the sand, head down, hands clasped together in unintentional prayer, motionless.
And I did.
Inspired by Kevin Carter’s photograph of “The Vulture And The Child”
Searching for words in the waves that break