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 ...
Knocking Upon Doors
Sensuous and intense drums beating, touching rhythms
of my heart quietly, yet steadily racing into dusk,
watching as shadows peek in and out of the darkness.
Exposing innermost corners of my mind, knocking upon
doors of this poet's intellect, taking me away into
depths of South India.
There I find myself intrigued and pleasantly surprised