Erin Thomas (Riverside, California)
In memory of Yvonne Sligh
A single cloud floats through the night in silence,
Shining in the full moon’s light in silence.
We talked of angels, god, and destiny,
Then off you lifted taking flight in silence.
Deep in the opaque waters of a pond
Shimmers all of heaven’s height in silence.
Broken by an unrelenting tempest,
Your bark, listing, sank from sight in silence.
The mountaintop thrusts deep into a mist,
Its peak hidden by the blight in silence.
A shrouding mist now compasses your soul,
Yet still you rise beyond our plight in silence.
This night is passing from your heart, Zahhar,
As here you watch the dawn grow bright in silence.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Published in Art Arena in June of 2005.
This is a ghazal poem.
Comments about this poem (Dilution by Erin Thomas )
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