He lay in silence. A fragile finch—
Its wings enfolding hollow chest.
Gray day, gray light casts gray on gray.
The room grew still.
Outside a mockingbird mocked
as life took flight on wings of silver.
Death ought not come
to such as this—a child.
Inspired by William Wordsworth (fictional) Lucy poems. Linked to dVerse Poet’s Open Link Night. You are invited to stop by and savor some wonderful poetry…bring one of your own!