Echoes

Your face tattooed
With invisible ink
To the inside of my lids

A name echoing
In the halls
Of lost hope and
Buried fantasies

A fervent promise,
A silent wish
Never come true

The scent of a
Blown out candle
Ripe berries
And abject failure

Gone
Carried away
By the wind

A ghostly touch
Cold and frightening
From a past
Dead and buried

Relegated
To the graveyard
By a butterfly’s wing.
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© Sybille Sterk
Do not copy or publish this poem in any way shape or form without my written permission.

Echoes

Sybille Sterk

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Inspired by Alexander Pope:And more than echoes talk along the walls from Eloise to Abelard

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MCN: CEY6G-NDJKH-7SD7A

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