The Last Rain (poem)

As rain falls from the sky
So tears fall from my eyes
My heart shredded and torn

Time heals all… all but this
Nothing will repair the void
Of your absence in this world

Rain falling, heavier now
Bouncing on glossy dark wood
Beading on petals and leaves

You rest deep in the earth
Darkness will cover you
Sodden earth now your quilt

Everyone has gone, yet I remain
On my knees, my hands grasping
At wet grass, mud under my nails

I cannot imagine the future
How do I leave, how do I live
Without you by my side


copyright © 2018 Karen Horsley

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Hi, I'm Karen, creator of blueskydays365.com which is home to my poetry, art and general ramblings. I am the author two collections of poetry, 'Kaleidoscopic Beauty' & 'I am the Stars in the Sky', and the children's book 'All That Glitters' (not yet published). I also enjoy running.

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