Heard and Held

Captain Kindness by Anke MacLean

Entering data dailyFor the DepartmentDutifully and with diligence. Traveling by night in a heartbeatFrom moments of cruelty To places of violenceFrom hours of brutalityTo the instant of the latest abuse But seconds before it happens It’s a superpower.  The not-yet victims are whisked awayTo cotton-wool-confused safety But the perpetratorThe villainIs wrapped tightCloseIn a cape Smelling of sweet, […]