Treasure Island

Sally Plumb Plumb

(23 9 1940 / Haverhill Suffolk England)

Rendezvous


Death, I am here
waiting with the darkness
that you collect
in your velvet casket.
The pretty stars that were
my childlike eyes
have lost their light.
I am as cold and still
as a statue,
but without fright.
There are no shadows here
to worry me.
I cannot call to you
but you will hear my silence,
it is quieter than velvet.
You will carry me with ease
because I no longer exist.
Darkness lay me softly
on your black pillow of night.

Sally Plumb

Submitted: Monday, May 04, 2009

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