Saturday, September 12, 2009

POEM: residue

cancer has left a trail
of dust and debris
that has no where to go
it can’t be swept up
trying to
only scatters the particles
more and more
creating a hazy cloud
swirling in the sunbeam
where it might have been missed
dancing defiantly in the light
until a shadow comes
and all evidence disappears
from view

others unknowingly pass thru
without realizing
everything in sight
is covered in a thin dusty layer
the residue my reminder
of futility

1 comment:

Chuck Dilmore said...

sad topic, but
beautiful writing.

writing so lovely
is rises above the sadness.

you are more
than that residue!