The Sky Weeps

The sky weeps;
tap tap tap of rain breaks the silence,
and a lone bird cries.

Lost in depths of the shadow side,
holding onto the darkness
because the light hurts your eyes.

Heart-shaped raindrop on red-tipped leaf,
luminescent bulb, defiant,
washed in grief.

© Christine Salkin Davis, 2019


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