817 [14 November 2007]

These tears fall free
from the captivity of the page
drifting crystal through the sunlit room
following dreams that haunt me
with ghostly images reaching out their hand
beckoning me to come to a place
I know not of.
Unable to walk beside them
to feel their skin beneath the palm of my hand
desperation sets in
seeking an available host
to place those lost dreams on
I falter again
stumbling after their echo
gaze determined to still see their form
even as it fades into the shadows
cast by the lonely lamp hiding in the corner

© Johanna Fugitt 2017

About taikodragonjkf

Member of Spokane Taiko. Poet. Newbie weight lifter. Love cats and baseball.
This entry was posted in Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s