With A Final Breath

A final breath, she lightened in my arms
I felt her soul a-leaving me alone
I knew where she would go, her loving charm
Heaven sent, angel upon a gravestone

Too easily, she had broken my heart
I would break it again without a thought
Love, it had a sting like a sour tart
Beautiful, yet it ties my soul to knots

My heart shattered, I grieved and had a cry
I replayed the moment, my breath gasping
When she gave up the fight, choosing to die
Leaving, her voice fading to ill rasping

Not for faint of heart, that harsh blow of love
Though still my heart flutters, wings of a dove





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CapturedThoughts This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 11:43 am
Wow so lovely...I love your choice of rhyme...very unique...and extremely touching...if you have the chance sometime maybe you could take a look at my work:)
 
ShenelleCrystalx3 said...
Jun. 18, 2010 at 3:28 pm

That was so good !  Don't ever stop  writing :)

Please come and check out my poems [comment or rate] Thank u

 
celloizmylife replied...
Jun. 19, 2010 at 2:29 pm
Thanx, and I'll definitely read yours!
 
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