Flown Away Too Soon

June 10, 2010
You slipped away when I closed my eyes
Tip-toed out the door and turned the lock
You didn't look back
Spreading your arms, you flew

Met James Brown at the golden gates
At a quarter 'til noon with a gleam in your eye
You chimed, "I'm home."
We whispered, "Farewell."

No more danger or strife
Safe, you are, from harmful hands
In the land of love
There you are

I slumber at noon without you
Your magic lingers like a stranger in the dark
The morphine of my life
Flown away too soon

I wake to find you out of my life
The sheets are still warm from where you slept
The boogie is gone
But The King lives on





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brax34 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 11:44 am
Amazing, amazing, amazing!  I love it!  I'm rating it 5 of 5!
 
themusicalfruit replied...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 2:24 pm
Wow! Thank you so much!
 
Shahed said...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 12:45 pm

I opened yours because I live in Tulsa too, but after I read it Im so glad I did, Like the title, and its really good!

 

Check Out my work .. You did really good up there!

 
themusicalfruit replied...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm
Aw, thank you so much. 
 
Shahed replied...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 8:50 pm
You're so welcome!
 
Vivallaa said...
Jun. 12, 2010 at 9:11 pm
Wow! Who is this about?
 
themusicalfruit replied...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 12:16 am
 Michael Jackson. He's my main muse!
 
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