sleepy sorrow

October 1, 2010
By Casper1 GOLD, Wytheville, Virginia
Casper1 GOLD, Wytheville, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody can hurt me without my permission." --Gandhi, " Light, the visible reminder of invisible light"- T.S Eliot, "God made the dark so we could see the light"- five girls.


On a bed of roses will I sleep
Under a burning sun and shady trees
Unbound and unknowing of fateful love
A lonely sight in the sky above
One last thought I bare to leave
On a number of loved ones I’ve deceived
So in letters write upon my grave,
“An untouched flower here will lay”
For on a bed of roses I will sleep


The author's comments:
this piece is something i thought about when i was writing a short story called "the little things". The character in the story reads this poem at her mothers funeral

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