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 ...
Upright Through Midnight
Rhythms rocking me into the night, touching upon the
old days, struggling like crazy to stand upright through
midnight and beyond.
Watching, traveling, going straight into the middle of
another melody, like marbles rolling around, touching
the surface of emotions.
Turning me inside out and upside down, trailing and drag-