Charles Mackintosh


My Joy Is Now


Did you not hear me go?

There was a loud shout
Of joy
And stepping forward
Into the light
I hailed them

I glanced back
In case you came with me
You always came before
You slept so peacefully, my love
I could not wake you then

So do not grieve
My joy is now
Your joy will come in time

Submitted: Monday, October 15, 2012

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14 December 2004
Paris
(On Eva's death)

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