thank you for waiting

you broke down in promise eyes white turned

I said
my hand on your head sister sister

you so tired
let me sleep

dominus illuminati amen

and the bells rang
and the bells rang

I said
my hand on your head mother mother

I sang
I sing

Your breath as if something stuck in the throat
its normal
its normal
is it?

I sang
I sing

and the yellow light

sun and dark

Your beauty shined so

Mouth half open
Skin warm


All is still

Nine o clock:

my brother enters the room

one minute after

I shake
we shook
it happened so fast
It happened so slow

I sang
I sing

the orchid was blue
we left it in the room

Poetry by Ghost of Heino
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Written on 2015-10-30 at 22:50

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one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
i think this is a poem of twos. two that departed. another two that left the room(s) together, closing the door behind them.

and the color of loss was/is blue.

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
This is excellent.

He will wait
Aging prunes pluck
Ladyboys dive the duck