Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘teenage angst’

Ashes

(written in 1964 – age 17.)

.

(c) B. Albright 1965, 2014

I finished it off last night, my love

with the embers I had kept

when you blew out your half of our love,

I finished it off and I wept.

.

With ashes you had left behind

I fanned a spark that remained

and when it was lit, burnt my half of our love

then watched it like someone deranged.

.

I watched the thick smoke disappear

and knew I could never pretend

that our ashes could ever be otherwise –

then I scattered them into the wind.

.

(c) 1964, 2014 Betty Hayes Albright

Pencil drawing – (c) 1965, 2014

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: