Bedside plea

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Soul

Breathe, hold onto life,

Don’t drift into the dark night,

You’re my flame, my light.

                                                                              ©ontheland

As I pondered on the Secretkeeper’s prompt words: Drift, Breathe, Light, Hold, and Life, this haiku emerged. I also thought of one of my favourite poems by Dylan Thomas, Do not go gentle into that good night:

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light…

Click here to read the remainder of the poem

 

 

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