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Fade to Gray

written by: L.M.Giannone

@LISAGNO

 

Pillow dangling over the edge
of your side of the bed
indentation in the satin sheets
where you used to lie
My dreams have been
forced into exile
Held captive
transformed into nightmares
Tossing, turning, and shifting
provides no relief
I know if I fall asleep
when I wake I’ll find you gone
Disappeared into the night
like a faded dream
Outside the window
the moon hangs in obscurity
Cloaked by the gray of dawn
what I’d give for one more kiss
before you go into that good night
I imagine your voice
close right here beside me
your touch still etched on my skin
imprinted in my heart
I’ll recede, melting away like an icicle
in the thaw of spring
until we meet again
on the other side

L.M.Giannone

L.M.Giannone

L. M. Giannone is a writer and poet living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally from Southern Connecticut, Lisa transplanted herself in California to escape the harsh winters and summers of New England.
She is the author of No Vacancy, a collection of humorous personal essays, and A Touch of Noir, a collection of short stories written in noir style. She has two books in the works for 2017 publication.
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