the silence of the bench

 "Lonely Bench" Image ID: 913573

“Lonely Bench”
Image ID: 913573

once upon a time…

I had two special visitors

I was the listener

relishing hidden conversations

sharing the hearts of two

woven as a single rhyme

free of all accusations

once upon a time…

the moon lit their night

silhouetted by the stars

love accompanied their dreams

whispers of hope

followed their every sentence

drifting down the streams


once upon a time…

hearts broke in two

I, the burden carrying witness

to it all

the love said adieu

cloaked now with fallen leaves

 a permanent black shawl 


To My Readers…Just my imagination, I am fine…since I know I usually write from my direct experience, I didn’t want anyone to worry unnecessarily.

8 thoughts on “the silence of the bench

  1. Hmmmmm
    Cascading muse


  2. Eliza Waters says:

    Glad for the PS – and to know your creativity is flowing so well.


  3. Sometimes the creativity is alive…:)…My grandchildren keep me active and thinking…alas, not too much time for writing…but I would not trade my time with them for anything! They have brought so much love and joy into my life!


  4. Jan says:

    Beautiful! You just get Better & Better! Love ya, Jan


  5. Thank you, Jan! Always nice to see you have visited! Happy Valentine’s Day! Love and hugs to you!


  6. Jean Rose says:

    Really very nice Jane . thank you for sharing that with us . I like it ! Jeannie


  7. thank you, Jean! Hope you are keeping warm in the Northeast!


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