DeathBeforeLife

She was dead

long before she ever existed;

atoms

solidifying only to disperse again

 

A ghostly figure

dancing under a fathom moon

crying silver

into a darkness

no one remembers

 

In the eternal emptiness of her eyes

the reflection of another world,

or a different time

a burning sky

from years ago and years to come

 

A world, her universe,

engulfed flames;

a sunset shimmering in her irises

scarlet like the blood of a thousand dying suns

 

She was forgotten

before anyone even knew her;

a memory of the future

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10 thoughts on “

  1. The depth but mystery surround the subject in your poem makes it beautiful, truly. Have you considered, perhaps, making a short/long story out of this? I would definitely read it 🙂

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