meloostraightfromhertilt-a-world

      Poet's Home             All Poetry       Sign Up!  Login
© 2000-2019 Individual Authors of the Poetry. All rights reserved by authors.   311544 Poems Read.

Search for Poetry

   


Read Poetry
Some Children Have Nightmares (tentative title)

Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home

A Dog Should Have His Tail...

Enough to Clear The Clouds Away 4/13/2019

Checking Out



Devious

Hope Is Sometimes The Best Of All You've Got (definition poem)

Last Night

Someone Send Out A Search Party

Crows...writing exercise in honor of April /National Poetry month

Words

Only The Choice To Be

When People Go

The Day You Left (Words From A Half-Remembered Dream)

Wake Wake Wake

It Is In The Rain

Dream Goblins Of The Night

Wake And Remember

Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business

In March (Finally, Spring 2016)

All For Algernon

Weak In The Knees

The Finisher's Song

Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose

All Beings Considered

This Is It

Max on the max

I Long For Stars

Falling Leaf, Falling Man/Woman, Rising Star

So You Do (May 10, 2010 written for June 1987)

Its About Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Having To Write It All Down

Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years

More Poetry >>

 
Features

  Sign Guestbook

Read Guestbook

 
   

on the day I die (written in a flash)



On the day I die
there will be rain.
Evidence on the leaf
dew perhaps is grief, or its stain.

On the day I die there will be
rain.
And...
All around,
puddles covering the ground.
The earth shall be one glorious thicket of mud.
Scattered, my ashes, no longer solid enough
to judge.

The world, hushed, asleep.
All animals, calm and quiet, no peep.
On the day I die
there will be
rain.

The wind will build and sigh.
On this day all birds soar high,
flying on,
as I, too, move on,
like skipping notes to a sweet, forgotten
song.

On the day I die,
there will be rain.

Copyright November 18, 2013
All Rights Reserved By Author
Melissa A Howells/Meloo Tilt-a-World

written as remembered when I awoke







Vote for this poem

Please Comment On This Poem

Comments

 Email Address

 

Vote for this poem