Ceramic Angels

I read a news article
it said: parents and
came and placed
ceramic angels and stuffed
animals along the barbed-
wire fence

it said: one white teddy
bear held a heart that
said: “besos y abrazos”

it said the police lost the
boots they kicked the kid to
death with

it said the child’s father
had decapitated him
after he had killed

it said:
investigators also found a rolled-
up yellow sweatshirt soaked with
and a blood-
stained blue nylon
wallet containing the victim’s
a note on the back of the photo said,

“from big brother to little brother.”
it said he had been decapitated

it said parents and
children came all day
and placed ceramic angels
along the