Classic Poem: Fade Away

This one originally appeared in “By The Ounce And Other Tales.”


Fade Away


The mind plays

Memories of years past

The first kiss

The first love

Your voice fades away


The world is in slow motion

Shooting stars in the distance

I long for you

I yearn for you

Your smile fades away


Eternity is too long

Yesterday wasn’t long enough

To live without you

To live without anyone

Your scent fades away


Between voluntary solitude

And involuntary isolation

A new page

A new chapter

You fade away

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