Follow Me

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #118

Folllow Me

– Brooke Shaden

 

Follow me, she said,

In her dress of blue.

Yes, I will, I said,

I will follow you

In the traces of your footsteps

Imprinted in the sand,

Reaching, ever reaching,

For your ghostly hand.

Overhead the seagulls turned

Into the bitter breeze,

A reminder of my sister’s cries

As she drowned in winter seas.

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

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