Entry - MAG Poetry Prize 2010

The Magic Child

by Violet Hues

And it stretched and straddled the gap
of over a billion light years wide
the string that held the swing on 
which the magic mind would ride

They looked from earth and thought they'd seen
 the blazing tail of a comet
but I knew I'd seen an angel swing
with a smiling child upon it

Her hair was strewn with diamond stars
her face was full of light
and she took control of all the skies
and flew into the night.

Added: 10.03.2010