The Last

You are the last of the Romantics

why have you forsaken me?

Left me here to swallow other people’s pills

I need your silence

as much as your words

 

Fly away

please do not come back for me

pass the laudanum

circa 1880

 

you in a top hat

long waist coat

my long hair piled high

a few loose ringlets

you, a latter-day poet

and I your muse. 

 

 

 

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5 comments

  1. readinpleasure · November 6, 2013

    Wonderful!

  2. vishalbheeroo · November 6, 2013

    Absolutely beautiful:)

  3. Chrissy · November 6, 2013

    Thanks again Mike, for the visit and the comment!

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