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Death In Life

“Actually, I’d rather not” I thought. 
“Go through all that hassle for what?”
Nobody answered.
The chairs were empty and the phone line dead.
A cracked shell on a bed of feathers,
I heard the crickets sound.

A glistening pearl hung from the jewellery box,
reflecting the silver of the moon.
Icy winds, forced their way through the cracks
and I felt the cold seep slowly into my chest.
I’ll never forget that night because of how empty it all seemed.
And you, you just walked right into my hole,
singing a song about life
watching my eyes for the shadows of a tune.




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  1. Date: 4/6/2012 3:47:00 PM
    So beautiful it reads like a song or a haunting image or both I really enjoyed your poem Francesca, hope to read more of you. hugs vie

    Cabral Avatar Francesca Cabral
    Date: 5/19/2012 7:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks! I'm glad ou enjoyed it! Looking forward to checking out some of your work :)