Echoes
 
An offhand word
How absurd that it should call to mind
Another time that never was
Except the echoes of a voice
That whisper words I thought I heard
Measured long in beating hearts
And breathless moments murmured
Buried now like unsolved murder
Where sweet dreams turn
To nightmare screams
In the arms of a shadow lover.

 

2000 Sonja Torres

 

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