Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Kim Jong-un is Any Son

Kim Jong-un was a child once,

looking to Jong-il as a son

looks to a father.

Kim Jong-un was a child once,

filled with the innocence of age.

All of the same form,

earth born and bound,

nothing more,

or less,


as any child.

© Mark William Jackson

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Mark William Jackson is a Sydney based poet whose work has appeared in various print and online journals including; Best Australian Poems 2011, Popshot (UK), Going Down Swinging, Cordite, Blue Crow and SpeedPoets.