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Artemio Arroyo #C20149

A Frail Old Angel's Cry

11/21/2018

One night I had a dream, it left a tale to tell.

I dreamed I saw an Angel. Poor thing he was not well.

His body was bruised and battered. His wings, ripped and torn.

I saw that he could barely walk he was tired and worn.

I walked right up and asked him, “Angel”, how could this be?

He turned and paused a bit, then these words he spoke to me,

I am your guardian Angel a mighty task as you can see,

You’ve run wild all your life and this is what it’s done to me.

These bruised are from shielding you in time of evil.

Honor to wear so many times they shield you from evil

Unaware, every mark carries a mark of wickedness I have destroyed.

You’ve made me wish more than once that I was unemployed.

I will be keeping watch over you until the powers fail

But keep in mind my child, I am getting old and frail.

I could barely believe what I had seen, let alone how much he cared.

I wept upon his shoulder and left him in despair.

In the morning as I gazed into the silver mirror

I pondered and asked myself “Why should I try”?

Then in a far distance I heard A Frail Old Angel’s Cry.

By Artemio Arroyo

About Artemio

Astrological sign:
Gemini
Willing to correspond outside of the U.S.:
Yes
Photo verified by WriteAPrisoner.com:
No
Birth date:
6/6/1962 (age 56)
Eyes
Brown
Hair
Salt and pepper
Hometown
Los Angeles, CA
Marital Status
Divorced
Race
Hispanic
Interested in furthering their education:
No
Seeking legal help:
Yes
Seeking prayer partners:
No
Gender
Male
Sexual orientation: 
Straight
Profile starts on:
12/1/2017
Profile ends on:
2/1/2020

Incarceration Information

Latest Release Date
2019
On Death Row
No
Incarcerated Since
1980
Serving Life Sentence
No
Incarcerated For


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