A Requiem for Love



Love is being buried
 in the ground today.
  Blackened rose petals
   drifting down on a
    cold metal casket.
     Within the casket
       sweet dreams,
        hopes of love
         desire for


Dead, with a life
 filled with promises
  a life just beginning
   to bud, to grow,
    dashed on the
     rocks of


Kay Ekwall©






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