802 Reset [23 May 2007]

Within the quiet of this lonely heart,
for though your features are unknown
near to me do I hold you.
Soft within these despairing arms,
this coveted embrace I desire,
whispering to myself of such hope
that perhaps in the shimmering darkness
I might find you existing there.

Terrible in its cruelty,
the night calls to the likeness
that has buried itself deep inside me.
And in the silent black I wait,
certain of my own demise,
pausing in its path towards me,
gently reaching out to take hold;
pulling me down, deep down.

The liquid sky comforts me,
while melodies of such sorrow
offer a soundtrack to my life,
allowing the submergence of my soul
into the peaceful regret
of losing that path I desired so much

That future shall forever be imagined.
Chased after and dreamed of,
as I permit the silence to grow
in the lake of forgotten hope
flooding around the place I lie,
accepting that end I am unable to escape,
even if now I wanted to.

I will seek you in another life,
first love I shall never know.
Perhaps the courage I wish I had
will manifest in my next existence
and I will not fear finding you at last.

© Johanna Fugitt 2017

About taikodragonjkf

Member of Spokane Taiko. Poet. Karaoke singer. Love cats and baseball.
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