The Second Visit : Short Verse

Death  came

waited at the doorstep

to take with her

the mother of  the

still-born child


6 thoughts on “The Second Visit : Short Verse

  1. This has a real prisoner of sorrow feel about it. It’s effects still linger in my thoughts and I’m left wondering about the unfortunate life of this mother. You captured a lot in so few words. I enjoyed this 🙂


    Thanks John ..this was inspired by a poem of Davis I read as a child. same subject but longer poem.
    I had been trying to make it into short verse for a long time .
    Welcome to my blog.


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