In Her Hands

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

The sweet nothings Death whispers in your ear.

Close your eyes against the reigning night
It's okay that you're too weak to fight
Nothing matters anymore
Here where darkened angels soar
Just let me hold you now tonight
As we see this mythic sight

Soft are the stars deep in the sky
So sweet is time, creeping, crawling by
It's okay, and it's all right
To be scared today, tonight
Stay here- I'll let you cry
One last time before good-bye

Don't rise, don't struggle from this eternal sleep
It's okay- you're mine to keep
Your thoughts- too little, too late, and so long ago
From a time within a time we barely know
I'll listen as you cry and weep
It's only time before you're again asleep

So quiet is this reigning night as you draw your last
So dear is this life, and slipping painfully fast
And embrace-- a sleep so sweet you've never seen
The person at peace you've never been
Forget your present, your future, and past
You are mine, and mine at last

Submitted: June 20, 2008

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I really like what you've done so far. Keep it up, it's really good. Maybe some time you can read my story. Remember to click the music button :D

Fri, June 20th, 2008 11:45pm


Thanks for reading and commenting. I'd love to read your story.

Sat, June 21st, 2008 10:59am


That's really good. Good job, keep up the good work. Be sure to swing by my page and check out my work, too. Cheers

Sat, June 21st, 2008 5:38am


Thank-you =) I'll be sure to drop my your page.

Sat, June 21st, 2008 10:58am


This is an awesome poem. The message is a little depressing for my tastes but I liked it anyways :) This poem was really good though...sent shivers down my spine when I read it...:D Great work and keep it up!

Sat, June 21st, 2008 6:07am


Thanks! I'm glad you liked it =)

Sat, June 21st, 2008 10:57am

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