Saturday, September 8, 2012

Turn on the Lights

Three times I walk the hall
Three times I think
Three times darkness

Tears times three
Hesitation times three
Standing still times three

They are in the dark
They wait for me
Trusting that I will come

Looking down the hall
Quietly checking each room
Sitting in the dark watching

I know they are gone
I know they don’t wait
I know they are in the earth

Laying in darkness forever
No longer waiting for light
No longer waiting for me

But still I think
It’s too dark turn on the light

For Bunnyman and Charlotte

©Saroya Poirier    September 8, 2012

1 comment:

Ray said...

You are such a beautiful poet. Thanks for turning on the light with your verse.