James Jarrett

(1963 / California)

Evelynn


My love is not lost on her
in twilight's fading light
As darkness slowly blankets
her softly ebbing life
She cries to me quietly
lying in my bed
My body is her pillow
for one final night
I cradle her as a child
and gently call her name
As dawn comes
and darkness
fades to light
night slowly falls...
upon my friend

Goodnight my friend

Submitted: Monday, September 20, 2010
Edited: Monday, October 04, 2010
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