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Sam Byron

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ashes to ashes dust to dust


a fire
slowly dieing out

the embers slowly
turning to ashes
just as my love for you

the cackling of your laughter
forever etched into my memory

the flames gobbling
a new piece of wood
just as your touch
used to

but,
no longer for,
the ashes
have long since
been cold.

Submitted: Thursday, March 12, 2009

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