Emptiness

 

And their rustic beauty

Seem to be endless

And are spotted with

Houses and huts

Of sun-kissed bricks,

Born of Sicilian furnaces

 

Among houses and huts

Were villas of those men

With wives and children and horses and guns

Who saw only mounds of gold

And now, have nothing

But a view of the earth

From its bosom

 

One such villa

On a distant hill

With a wall for guard

That beams at the Sun, like a liar

And bears a rambler bush

Protects a lonely build

With silent windows

 

The building is incomplete

Without the rambler bushes,

The tree of Sicilian oranges in

The courtyard, the pigeons,

The shepherds looking for their sheep,

And the rust that embraces

The cold steel

 

Inside, there’s nothing

That tells that it was too

Once, a happy home but

There are stains of blood

Which paint the walls,

Telling, that there was

No happy ending

 

Beneath the blue sky

The silhouettes of burnt chairs

Dwell in dark shadows

 Of roofless, crushed walls

Remembering the past

The cheerful past

That will never come back.

 

 

By

Kurosaki 

 

 

 

 

 

 Image

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s