~ An Elderly Lament ~


 

They sup with sorrow

Lay down with loneliness,

Rise with regret;

Drawing curtains tight

Blocking out ‘the light’

 

Holding self-soliloquies

And tables set for two

Expecting the unexpected;

Wondering as they wait…

Why ‘Time’ has left them age[less]

 

Tender falls the tear

Pools in laughter lines

When life was lovely;

Evolved in furrow, frown

Eyes, head cast down

 

As, they sup with sorrow…

Lay down with loneliness.

 

© O’Prunty

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Humanity Poetry, Poetry

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s