Pebbles in my Heart

by Maple Tree   Oct 2, 2019

Each year,
my skeletal frame
drops a notch-
adding a pebble

to float
along the bottom

Its a heavy weight
to carry
as my tears
float without
a life jacket.

My soul
will soon be
at the bottom
of the ocean;
and you wont
see my hand
waving goodbye.


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  • 7 months ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    Oh dear friend, all the love in the world <3

  • 7 months ago

    by Koan

    ~smiles~ it doesn't matter how often i swing by to P&Q if i reade your work I always get blown away by how talented a writer you are! Then I remember the old days when we met and I just started to write..
    It was such a pleasure to read your poetic words again..

  • 7 months ago

    by Star

    Can I crash those pebbles Mrs Owl? This way they’ll feel less heavy!!

    Sorry for my bad attempt to make you smile :P

    Take care :*

  • 7 months ago

    by Brenda

    Hugs my friend- stay strong...