a sweet supposition of staying –
a berry-like beau living in little
exchange of a light dream,
dying in the rapture of its brilliance
in a paint-peeling world,
a likely return to the existing
absence of its past, a sky white
wakefulness towards its own burning –
a river, a moon fretting over
a hundred years of dashed hopes, of brittle
twenty-seven miles breaking
hearts, still making dreams,
negotiating for rainbow griefs,
rising, chasing, waking up alone
all for a similar kind of relief.
For MLM Menagerie’s Music Challenge on Moon River. I chose to go with Amy Winehouse’s cover. The above outline was something I drew recently. It has been 7 years now that she’s gone. The title is based on one of her tracks.
Also linking it up, albeit a little late, with dVerse OLN.