Tag: loss

Slipping Away

If I should dare to be so bold, I say: Have you ever met a man quite like him, Whose heart and mind was so gold or akin? Whose allure was strong and sure as the day? He, that whom you cannot resist his ways Whose tempting touch, though pure and such, is sin, With ...

Stalingrad

Textbooks tell of times, Tales told in the twilight Of tragedy sublime. Dictators, awful men of trauma, Their tribes of terror tell us To be taught by trailing drama. To put it in perspective, This setting, cold, that we inherit, We teach lessons not so festive Borne of guns and bombs and merit. Terrifying times, ...

A Stranger’s Lament

I made a friend today; We danced in the sunlight Bathed in our own joy. I carried her to the garden; And rested her on the soil. I thought to myself; Who would I be without you? I lost a friend today; We ran in the darkness Bathed in our own blood. I carried her ...