Poetry/second place

Returning to Campus


Next to Berkey Hall
Hollywood filmed a scene from Batman
with Ben Affleck


Bruce Wayne was there
ill-prepared for battle
in his tuxedo


Henry Cavill was ready
handsome in his cape
but too focused on the moment


as the future
called out for help
February 13, 2023


where real heroes
(Not Clark Kent nor Peter Parker)
took a bullet




Today I returned to my Alma Mater
treated grandkids to ice cream
in the Student Union


solemnly walked the halls of Berkey
retracing steps decades old
listening for voices from the past


Professors Randall Robinson
Donald Koch
Bud Drake


the echoes of aged mentors
now silenced
replaced by voices forever young


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