Robert James Busby

(16/12/1989 / Leicester)

The Lady with the Locket


its only in the night
do you realise the creek of a door
or the sound of a footprint
upon a squeaky floorboard

The night hears better than the day

Still my recollection vague
a figure in the evening
a locket, plain and true
the night had sharper hearing than the day

Oh, it is true.

Submitted: Thursday, January 12, 2012
Edited: Friday, January 13, 2012

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