Click here for nice stories main menu

main menu   |   youngsters categories   |   authors   |   new stories   |   search   |   links   |   settings   |   author tools


A Pale, Empty Sky (standard:poetry, 142 words)
Author: kendall thomas Added: Apr 09 2001Views/Reads: 2466/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Two people grow apart.
 



~A Pale, Empty Sky~ 

A flock of crows is blown before the wind like tattered pennons against
a pale, empty sky. And it was all arranged, long ago, when the leaf 
fell from Adamís thighs. 

Had I not stopped on the corner that day and had not the light caught
your chin that certain way I would never have known you. 

How much is left to chance, or destiny, we may never know. But it is
certain there is no freedom either way. Your heart breaks, and so does 
mine. Could it be otherwise? 

You hold your coffee cup in that same, certain style, and I shuffle my
paper and hum, and we pretend it has not gone awry. Cain slew Abel for 
want of love. And, poor soul, we gave it away. Drifted apart like two 
leaves in a stream. 

~Will 


   


Authors appreciate feedback!
Please vote, and write to the authors to tell them what you liked or didn't like about the story!
kendall thomas has 88 active stories on this site.
Profile for kendall thomas , incl. all stories
Email: gilkentom@yahoo.com
Due to abuse, voting is disabled.
For a quick, anonymous response to the author of this story, type
a message below. It will be sent to the author by email.

stories in "poetry"   |   all stories by "kendall thomas "  






Nice Stories @ nicestories.com, support email: nice at nicestories dot com
Powered by StoryEngine v1.00 © 2000-2014 - Artware Internet Consultancy BV