Death Becomes Her

Death becomes her…
Smoothed the seams that lined a tired face
Erased the anger from eyes of green flint
Hushed the blush that colored cold cheeks
Purged the pain from a heart, empty and spent

Death becomes her…
Hollow hope packed its overstuffed bags
Romantic ruminations stepped out the door
Borrowed tomorrows went on vacation
And now sleeps serenely beneath sandy shores

 

photo via Pixabay

9 thoughts on “Death Becomes Her”

  1. ‘Smoothed’, ‘Erased’, ‘Hushed’, ‘Purged’! Wow you really put so much vividness in this poem with your clever use of words. Great job!

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