writing

We Were Starved

 

In a world bathed in darkness,

You were a solemn ember

And like a moth to a flame,

I flew.

 

In a world void of sound

You were a burst of laugher,

And like the deaf awakened

I listened.

 

In a world starved of air

You were a fresh breath,

And like a drowning prisoner

I gulped.

 

I starved you, and drained you

Until you were of the world

Never to feel right.

 

Now we are without light, air, sound

Forever hollow and gnarled,

Starved of all insight.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s