Are you here? Do you see me As I lay wading in the water? I heard you could feel as I do. I heard you’re here all the time. Can you stay until the shadows subside? Please don’t give up on me! It’s okay if you’re busy, I’m only human… But you may be the only one who cares Just enough to rescue me.
Is it so difficult to reach out? Why won’t you just take me away? Perhaps it’s not my time to go, To be pulled up towards the sky, I sway.
Will your kingdom freeze over If you allow yourself to fall apart as I do? If you’re lonely up there all by yourself, Like I have been my whole life, Maybe I can save you too?
How can you be so powerful? Why won’t you let the emptiness cave in? Your mind is made up. Your love, a complete mystery, it has been.
Or do you cry with me As I try to end something that’s not yet finished? Skipping pages, skimmed but not yet read? Paper cuts but not yet red...
Poetry and Prose by #1 Amazon Bestselling Author of Nature Speaks of Love and Sorrow, Co-Author of #1 Amazon Bestseller, Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women, and Jan/Feb 2022 Spillwords Press Author of the Month