Sunday, May 27, 2012

A Bride for the Gods

You cannot reach heaven
on your knees.
But you can on mine.
See the scars.
I can prove it.
I have proved it.
I have delivered many men.
On a carpet.
A red carpet.
with blood they never earned.
But claimed.
Again and again.
In the force of my will.

A.J. Huffman

A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida.  She has previously published four collections of poetry: The Difference Between Shadows and Stars, Carrying Yesterday, Cognitive Distortion, and . . . And Other Such Nonsense.. She has also published her work in national and international literary journals such as Avon Literary Intelligencer, Writer's Gazette, and The Penwood Review.  Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at and!/poetess222

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