RoseAnn V. Shawiak
RoseAnn V. Shawiak Poems
Life's Black Curtains
Lost and alone, thoughts at a distance, heart heavy
Touched deeply by your life, not wanting to let go,
yet knowing I must.
In my heart forever, indelibly printed on my soul,
etched in memory's mind.
Touched frequently by the tears of your loss, trying
to hold them as tiny reminders of what we used to have.
They disappear, never become tangible so I may keep them
like a treasure of your love.
With love, I will remember you all my life, for you are
a part and parcel of what we had.
Sharing now that you are no longer ...
Sorrowfully silent, unable to speak, not ever wanting to,
falling into a ravine, not wanting to climb out, this day
hanging on by the skin of it's teeth, ready to fall away.
Sending life to edges of another dimension, trying to get
inspired through an interior universe, intellectually
carrying me back with some hope.
Everything dies but not yet I believe, focusing on the