Fallen

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Fallen

Today an Angel has fallen,
Spread her wings and died,
A vision of countless young men's dreams,
The apple of teenage eyes.

An Image Warhol worthy,
A smile that made men weak,
She now lives immortal in reruns and movies,
And specials of the week.

Today a King has fallen,
A boy among men and song,
An American Idol who'd lost his way,
Whose life had just gone wrong.

He told the world He'd Be There,
His star may have risen too soon.
He sang of the alphabet and of rats named Ben,
He even walked the moon.

Today a generation mourns memories,
Of theatric and opulent beings,
Hail majestic and iconic vestal virgins,
Salute Fallen Angels and Kings.


Copyright © June 2009
Kevin Mooney

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themommyof2 commented on Fallen

12-10-2009

Very nice remembrance of Michael. The man that never had a chance for a true childhood. But who is the female that you write of?

Hampton commented on Fallen

10-12-2009

A very well written tribute to those taken before their time. To the delight of the reader it flows effortlessly.

JCKasper commented on Fallen

10-12-2009

This is a great tribute to our fallen angels ........ May they rest and peace! Thank you for giving tribute..............!

Sammylin commented on Fallen

07-24-2009

Hey kmooney, We did watch the memorial of Michael Jackson and were overwhelmd by the love of that event. As i am now overwhelmd by reading this beauty of a tribute you penned down for us! I think the lady in the poem must have been the wonderful Sarah Fawset? Anyhoo, thank you for this work! Greetings: Sammylin.

HopeOhlarik commented on Fallen

07-19-2009

like myself you are good at saying so much with so few words. very good poem!

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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