Decayed Happiness

By Digital Dart

The stage has been set, so ancient.
Covered in cobwebs as the curtain's pulled,
The skeleton in the limelight is slowly growing flesh before your eyes, death fading.
Bony hands grasping.
Breath drudgingly drawn into blackened lungs, coughing dust.
Decayed happiness regenerating the dark violet glow of it's soul which,
Slowly disappears as it becomes whole and 'it' becomes 'he'.
Skin getting flush, eyes a pale icy blue locked onto your own.
Outstretched fingers running through hair falling around shoulders freed from despair.
The weight lifting is almost tangible as you stare.
The show will never be over now.
The bow never to be taken.
The life eternal.
The love a flame that all the sad rain in the world could never extinguish


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Copyright 2019 Digital Dart
Published on Thursday, June 27, 2019.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"
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  • 13sonsofgod On Monday, July 1, 2019, 13sonsofgod (666)By person wrote:

    Hell, I guess we all died a little in that dam war.. (Josey wales)...awesome write brother..... I always love stopping by here.......

  • Jonas Robinson On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Jonas Robinson (912)By person wrote:

    This reminded me of the song by The Moody Blues, "Slowly the candle of life." And, the Jethro Tull song, "Moths," "Life's too long as it never ends, as the candle burns..."

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