Reminiscence

By Camille Cooley

 

There I stood

In a blizzard’s wrath

Cold stones scattered in orderly ways.

The icy air hummed to unheard songs,

As whatever green turned into gray

Among those lifeless barriers.

 

There I stood

Where time is frozen,

And days pass in eternal decades.

All my journeys ended in bleakness woe,

Death instilled and sorrow grown.

 

There I stood,

In grief alone

Before that loved one’s deathly stone.

 

I dreamed of what was lost and then no more,

Epitaph is all of which remained.

For in these words she faintly proclaimed:

 

“I am in eternity, and you are on your way.”

 

 

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