Fleeting Light

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:48 -- kelbel4

A first cry

Kick, scream, squirm

Pain for joy

Feather-weight in embrace

Delicate and fragile

Precious and treasured

Adoring eyes look up

Faded, glassy orb stare

Limbs twitch and collapse

Silky skin mangled

Arms reaching, yet failing

 

I awake with a shrill scream

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