Sunday 7 February 2021

One Poem by Lisa Reynolds

 


In Mourning

(For Shannon)

 

Light bends under weight

leaves the faithful faithless                                                           

as shadows descend like ravens

to peck on brittle bones

 

Mercy sought mercy found

through Hail Mary prayers

chanted on beaded chain

dangling from open palm

 

Lost is not forever gone -

consoles believer

while beloved soul waits

to rise beneath the ground




Lisa Reynolds is a Canadian writer of poetry and short stories. Her works are published in numerous print and online publications. She lives in a waterfront community east of Toronto, Ontario.


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