In the midnight travels of her dreams
she came to seek the love, which was hers in a former life.
She searched the dusty roads and found him at the edge of blackened sea.
There he stood, he who dwelled in her heart.
Her pulse quickened and tears filled
her eyes so that she could no longer see.
She raised his hand to her lips, and kissed it, hungry for his blessing.
All words had been lost to her; She could not remember what their
He raised his face to her, amused.
Then the night showed its ugly teeth.
"Why have you come, he asked?"
Tears filled her eyes and she whispered
in a voice so gentle, it caught in the night breeze and slipped away…
” Are you still my love?”
a moment of knowing crossed on his face.
but, then, the light in his eyes, flickered ,as he turned away.
(mia2003 all rights reserved (c))