Seattle Song

Seattle Song

Andrew Mourningstar

 

Seattle Song is a free verse poem that Andrew Mourningstar craftily works into his first book, Northern Lights. The poem was written, he explains in the novel, on a napkin at a notorious Seattle dive—The Frontier Room—during the height of the Seattle music craze. The book is scheduled for publication later this year. Check back for a longer prose excerpt soon...

 

Angry kids run around in the Nirvana Night, screaming:
When will it be our turn?

 

In thick flannel armor
they roam the streets
breaking things for fun...

 

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