Treasure Island

tallulah montegue


Mummy's resting place


Mummy's resting place

Under the heavy ground
Your bones lay without a sound
Bones locked in a box
Is this heaven's take off dock?

A flicker of a lit candle on your grave
To reassure myself you once lived
To honour your life, now a memory
Rain fell and even that was put out
More proof all life ends without a doubt

Submitted: Friday, February 21, 2014

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