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Surrender

written by: Cindy Medina

@Cindy_M65

 

slowly slowly they fall and drift
tiny flecks of crystalline gray
I lay back upon cold steps
time-ravaged man walks away

into stark gray edifice devoid
of glowing numbers or words

exhaustion and defeat overtake
me, I've surrendered up a ghost
my father instead a bitter enemy
dashing dreams cherished most

miracle child conceived in twilight
they'd played piano...not for me

their love story and miracle child
evolved from fable into legend
myself doomed to obscurity, broken
a more cruel fate - can't imagine

our mutual adventure spent, I trod
a blue bridge dejected and alone

no gilt-winged android angels
arise to rescue and spirit me along
instead a nude blue-haired giantess
tempts me; holo Siren sans a song

her black eyes do not see despair
or a bandage flecked with blood

forlornly I stare back at her, desire
drowned in sad turmoil and strain
towards misted city lights I turn
neon signs blurred like tears in rain

 

NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR:

The character "K" in Hollywood movie Blade Runner 2014.

Cindy Medina

Cindy Medina

Cindy is a published poet who writes an average of one poem per day. She's also written five novel-length stories, is working on two others, and hopes to be an author very soon. Cindy resides in the Desert Southwest of USA with D, her husband since 1993.
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