Ladybird

Cold I sit, consoling words still tossed upon the wind,
Your fires burn bright where embers once were piled….

Cold I sit, consoling words still tossed upon the wind,
Your fires burn bright where embers slowly died
reminders of our sighs, sweet lies and smiles forced wide
oh how I watch you shine.


There in the grass where once we lay
you watch clouds chased through skies as blue
as eyes that wept when days grew grey
and we forgot that love can’t always last.


And so, wings spread, wind carried far and wide
lost to these arms and calm caress
the things you hide, unsatisfied
I watch you fly away.

Author: Michael

Husband, dad,programmer, comic collector and proud Yorkshireman. I have no idea why im here or why im writing but i rather enjoy it. no great fan of punctuation;

8 thoughts on “Ladybird”

  1. Not sure if it’s just me, but the way this is formatted, the sentences are all cutoff as they run beyond the edge of the box their in.
    So like…the end of the first stanza looks like this:
    tossed
    slowl
    sm
    …whatever is after them is gone, and if I try to swipe to scroll the text, it just flips to another post in my feed.
    Very odd.
    Anywho… thought I’d let you know.

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