Careless Eyes

Inspired by @RhiannonFox ‘s poetry on her blog, I decided to post an old poem I wrote a few years ago.

Thanks Rhiannon! 🙂

Careless Eyes

He is waiting for her.

He shivers into himself

as the cold spring dawn numbs him.

~

The watery sun rises reluctantly,

casting long shadows though the spidery trees.

He watches patiently and thoughtfully.

~

He remembers her warmth next to him,

so safe.

He longs for that comfort now.

 ~

Shifting anxiously,

he eyes the horizon

for any sign of her in the distance.

Nothing.

~

Further out in the bustling city,

on a busy stretch of road

a grotesque and grisly figure

is sprawled on the verge.

~

Her delicate is neck broken

and her graceful body

now stiffened by rigour.

They abandoned her there,

no second thoughts

for who’s waiting for her.

 ~

And they’ll all rush by without a care,

turning a blind eye to her

until she fades away forever.

 ~

Soft spiritless feathers

blow in the wind as they pass.

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    • Rhiannon Fox
    • January 15th, 2012

    This is beautiful & haunting! It made me cry but thank God people like you express their hurt for us to know xx

  1. Superior information. Keep up the top notch performance.

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