A Dark Bell


A Dark Bell

 On a moonless night

Of a million stars

A cloud rolls over the water

Like a shroud

The air is too heavy to breathe

And all colour melts into one

A dark bell tolls

Like a desperate

Beating heart

A heaviness thickens the air

The pounding goes on

Wave after wave

In the space

Between two heartbeats

Is the door to eternity

Surrender

The only option

Time melts away

Like ice from winter

And only my shadow

Is left behind

Restless and uneasy

Wandering the trails

Of waking dreams

© Ann Bagnall 2014 – Edited 2018.

Art: ©Freydoon Rassouli http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb160/natalist/FreydoonRassouli.j.jpg
Art: ©Freydoon Rassouli
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb160/natalist/FreydoonRassouli.j.jpg

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