Epitaph of Love #poetry #flashfiction


One

 last

silent tear falls

“WHY?”

whispered echoes in the trees

*

Sculpted beauty

 stone cold

veined marble

“here lies…

…cherished by many

…embraced by few …

thought of passionately  by one”

*

you held me

 too soon released

love  longed for

 world  dreamt of

gone the moment

 darkness slipped

her icy fingers

 wiped free of guilt

dagger’s voice

 entombed

This fiction evolved from a heartfelt epitaph of lost love to an epitaph of one wronged in love. I hope you enjoyed the ending…

The sculpture is an amazing commissioned piece entitled  “Asleep”  by talented Australian artist Peter Schipperheyn

I pulled this from an archive that was submitted to:  G-Man’s Friday Flash Fiction Fun Fest and the A to Z  April writing challenge for the letter “E.

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14 thoughts on “Epitaph of Love #poetry #flashfiction

    1. It really started as a love til the end epitaph
      blame the having 55 word thing
      the dagger just stealthyly slide in

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  1. A bit early eh Moon?
    Well….At least you remembered
    Very serious and moving 55
    Thanks for playing, and thanks for your loyalty,
    and please have a Kick Ass Week-End

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