09 February 2009

Thieves Of Light (rev)

fear

thieves of light
those words
an agony absorbing energies
a silence destitute

I heard the sigh
before the light
went out
my ears denied
the death I heard

the past had died –
is
passed
and gone into the night

dear heart, you said,
and I had
loved
you too
© 2 June 2007, I.D. Carswell