Ruhi Shah

Rookie (12-12-1991)

Over your dead body


Escaping the sun
I closed my bloodshot eyes
And made my way to cemetery

I made a deal with the devil
That I will sit beside your dead body
Till I have spent all my tears
And conquered all my fears

Over your dead body
I saw passer-bys moan over lost ones
Some stayed with the spirit for a while
Others turned back and never looked behind

I prayed for your peace
I prayed for your liberty
And all the things you couldn't find
Will accompany you in afterlife

Submitted: Sunday, April 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013

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