Years, months, and a day

Joplin, Hendrix
and Morrison all died
at 28 in 1971
the year of your birth.

Only one more day and
it will be ten years
since we found you,
3 months shy
of 28

that day when
we knew we would never
hug you, kiss you
or have to worry about you
ever again.

© 2010, Madeline Sharples

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s