Too late for love

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Night after night
She whispers his name
Calling for him
But it’s always the same

No answer comes
For he’s just an illusion
Created by a mind
Who’s tired of seclusion

So she lays there awake
Against unsullied sheets
Listening to the silence
As only her heart beats

And she thinks of her life
Ever wishing for more
Hoping for a future
To bring all she yearns for

Yet reality sets in
That this could be her fate
And maybe for her
Love is just too late

© 2018 Michelle Cook

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15 thoughts on “Too late for love

  1. Beautiful piece, M… I love the flow of your words, and the story was truly poignant 🙂
    Glad to have found you, I’ll be on the lookout for future posts!

    I hope you are having a lovely weekend! xx

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