James Jarrett

Rookie - 246 Points (1963 / California)

A Room With A View - Poem by James Jarrett

Hope has withered

And faded

Like cut flowers

No root

No branch

Life still held

But fleeting

Slowly fading

Nourished in vain

To try and keep


For a few more days

Out side the room

The sun shines brightly

The waves wash ashore

The beach below

Teems with life

On that beach

Walk the memories

Of a lifetime

She looks out the window

With no hope left

But the view

Is still somehow


The bright sunlight

Enters the cold room

And imparts

A little warmth

She lays in her bed

Bathed in the glow

And slowly fades

Poet's Notes about The Poem

To my dearest friend

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 4, 2013

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