Anthi’s Heart

A heartfelt double-sonnet

Free image (CC0) from Max Pixel

What is a heart in a world gone astray
Where one’s life may be devalued with lights
As power buys everything to downplay
Basic needs that were supposed to be rights?
A true heart made from love and a blue line
Shows its existence in special places
Once in a while when the Sun sends a sign
Oft hidden behind symbolic traces.
Anthi Kanéna carries such a heart
I know its warmth since I have been…



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Patrick M. Ohana

A medical writer who reads & writes fiction & some nonfiction, although the latter may appear at times like the former.