I was the Angel

I was the Angel

She lay there sleeping
While dust enveloped her face
In an open grave
Surrounded by the ravens
Who chanted a solemn dirge
And I stood silent
So lost in deep solicitude
Unable to move
Even as they flew away
I did not follow
But remained vigilant
She opened her weary eyes
And climbed the ladder
I lifted my head
To meet her beautiful gaze
For I was the angel
Who would escort her onward
Far past suffering and death

© Kay Salady


About Kay Salady

I write about the greatest force on earth that, I believe, lives on forever and surpasses all else. "All your poems read like I am watching an artist use words instead of colours full of feeling." ~Anon.

Posted on March 1, 2015, in poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Beautiful poem

    Liked by 1 person

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