Kathleen Hartman


Mourning In Moonlight


Mourning in moonlight
Soothed by the dark night
Riding on moonstone
Cast in the dim light

Grieving in showers
Throbbing for hours
Caught in a whirlpool
Shriveled like flowers

Caught in a heat wave
Down in a dark cave
Diamonds are black here
No time to be brave

Fear is a hard foe
Screams at you don’t go
Gasping for short breaths
Terror strikes a hard blow

Submitted: Friday, June 26, 2009

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