Guided by The Light, poem by Elizabeth Ricketson at
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Guided by The Light

Guided by The Light

written by: Elizabeth Ricketson



Your breath was weighted while
I waited.
Age rattled your lungs and shook my senses.
Your abdomen swelled and subsided while
you battled the rhythm of the changing tides.
Hushed tones were privately whispered as I
acknowledged a lifetime.
Our time together
now brief.
Befitting were my tears and heightened fears.
Reluctantly you slipped into the abyss.
Caught somewhere in the in between while
the full Sturgeon Moon glowed

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