tuesday 26 2013

269         Tuesday, February 26, 2013


Once in a dream

I held you close

kissed your neck

Once in a dream

pursuers chased me

bent on death


Once in a dream

my child was drowned

and I wept


Once in a dream

I found you gone

from my bed


Each time I awoke

my heart beat hard

inside my chest


by Elizabeth Johnson-Wold