Shall I tell you ?
14 January 2011
Shall I tell you now how it felt
With wasted robes clinging
On a body that would melt
With a sinister chest singing?
Shall I tell you now how I dealt
With those echoes once ringing
Of bodies yonder that had smelt
Summer scents winds bringing?
Shall I tell you now how I knelt
In solemn faith yet again praying
While the stones on me did pelt
The other cheek goes the saying?
Shall I tell you now how I tried
To adapt to a world so changing
With a bosom that much sighed
Of nature’s order one deranging?
Shall I tell you now how I cried
Of a stray, lone, lost fledgling
Like an orphan, infancy denied
A heart multiple beats failing?
Shall I tell you now how I died
From low ugly blow still reeling?
A glimpse in corpse they pried
Open my soul lay all revealing