Bones

Bones

A Poem by Elizabeth

I wish you had a grave
so I had somewhere to hide
on nights like this.

I would open the mausoleum doors
and slip beneath you,
curling up on a cold shelf.

Your bones laying next to me would be comfort enough.

But you have no grave.
And there is no solace in any crypt but my own.

© 2016 Elizabeth



My Review

Would you like to review this Poem?
Login | Register




Reviews

sad, lonely and honest...great piece

Posted 7 Months Ago


Wonderful imagery in this write, enjoyed the read

Posted 9 Months Ago


The second stanza, for such few words, has great imagery. Too many poets and writers over-express when simplicity is often the better paved path. Cheers to sleeping in the grave of your making, even if it isn't the one of your choosing.

Posted 9 Months Ago


Elizabeth

9 Months Ago

That’s a clever take on making your own bed. I dig it 😉
Chase

9 Months Ago

Im glad you caught it!!😈
Nicely clever done. Poem have dark tone and spice of dark humor so even after reading about idea to sleep someone in grave. This poem make me smile.

Posted 9 Months Ago


Elizabeth

9 Months Ago

That’s an interesting take on this piece. I can tell you with absolute certainty that the dead man.. read more
Erica Orlando

9 Months Ago

Yes I am stranger then anything else . My mind always wondering in darkest thoughts. I am not normal.. read more
Been a while since I saw anything from you... nice one
a very cryptic poem that I think can be taken many ways. That is my favorite kind of poem.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Elizabeth

2 Years Ago

Thank you for your review. It's good to see you!
This piece is actually pretty literal. He d.. read more

Request Read Request
Add to Library My Library
Subscribe Subscribe


Stats

368 Views
5 Reviews
Rating
Added on August 16, 2016
Last Updated on August 16, 2016

Author

Elizabeth
Elizabeth

Wonderland, TN



About
I am Alice through the looking glass...I mix my metaphors with barbiturates. I take my mania with a glass of milk and I rarely look before crossing the street. Walk a mile in my mary janes, friend. .. more..

Writing

Related Writing

People who liked this story also liked..