Six

six years ago I saw you
laughing carefree and surrounded
protected in a crowded room

six friends whispering in your ear
unable to visualise ‘you’ now

here with me

six years later

six years safer

six years over

Pastel on Handmade Paper

Pastel on Handmade Paper

© Dawn Whitehand 2013

This post was written as part of the WordPress Daily Prompt: Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

Other participants can be seen here : http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/daily-prompt-six/

 

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