Tag: death

This Time

She spoke softly. She spoke just above audible, her voice grave. She told me to change it this time. She told me to choose differently, to follow the words into the light, instead of turning around to the familiar. She gripped my hand, unusually…

The Ones We Leave Behind

Just whispers in the night After they’ve helped us Bury the body. Dirty hands so raw, Cracked and bleeding Heavy breathing, Once it’s complete Collapse in the snow And stare up at the Howling moon. I left you there, Your image fading into the…

Goodbye

We stayed on shore As you floated past us In your restful bed The end wasn’t as you expected You didn’t suffer And we didn’t cry But I smiled To know that things Would be different now The leaves changed from pink to Gold…

Last Image

The cabin air feels tight Depressurizing And as I sit here not yet realizing What’s happening, A picture pops into my head Of you, eating grapes At our table Laughing at the ordinary moment Of me dropping my milk “Typical” You smirked And that…

Release

        My burdened mind Into the now So I’m no longer haunted By my past The voices that judge The sounds that disturb My peace Give way to nothing And I’m here. For the first time in my life, I’m really…

Run

She came to my door Broken and shamed Last night to explain The unexplainable How she rose above The light until She reached the Darkness of Your might. It could Be easy to Pretend But you Know That’s Not What She’ll Do. photo credit:…

Witness

She took you away. To fill her head and I held you close. You’re crying. And I’m dying and I don’t have any more to give. Except my life for you. So remember that day when the sky turned golden and the earth spilled…

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