Canticle

Comfort In Sadness

the broken belly

of a raggedy scarecrow.

nest straw, not a nest.

pacify me.

hold me until the sun rises.

blood orange over the horizon.

tell me I'm the only one.

bury my fears.

as deep as

my head on your shoulder.

hold me closer.

closer, closer.

Comments3

  • Goldfinch60

    Good emotive write Canticle.

    Andy

    • Canticle

      Thank you

    • orchidee

      A fine write Canticle.

      • Canticle

        Thank you

      • FredPeyer

        Well penned, Henry!



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