Dark Poems : Deathmarch of Days : DU Poetry

Deathmarch of Days

As a child
the touch was so light
It almost felt
I could brush it aside
There was surely time
to live forever
before the hand on my shoulder
grew heavier
and my heart knew
the ardor of its press
The weight of each day
added dutifully to the next
My poison of sunsets
fed drop by drop
until every new moon
cried blood
and the scorn
of wheeling birds
grew harsher
as each dawn broke
Only the hand knows
how many more blue skies
before the soul is shattered
and seconds cease their fuss
until life
becomes a memory
sharing its page with dust
Written by Abracadabra (Abra)
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
likes 2 reading list entries 0
comments 2 reads 100
Commenting Preference:
The author encourages honest critique.

Latest Forum Discussions
Today 5:47am by UnknownEmo
Today 5:46am by snugglebuck
Today 5:40am by Grace
Today 4:37am by Leo_Sunset
Today 4:26am by Enchantress_Em
Today 2:40am by Jade-Pandora