Please stay with me

PLEASE STAY WITH ME
By Justme

Please stay with me
Just a little while
The breath is fading
Closing is the night
And the skin above my eyes
Are like the sails filled with gusty might
I fight the sailors of time
As they pull my sails down
To block out the light

Stay with me.
Just a little while
Place your imagined hand in mine
That I may remember and feel once more
The bumps and dips of time
and feel your warmth
Although it was but a moment ago
Still I forget

Stay with me
just a little while
put your hand against my face
cup your hand with my shallow cheek
The perfect fit, no space
I hear no clock of time
Keep it covered
Lest the tick drives my mind

Stay with me
Just a little while
Talk with me, as
My lips grow heavy
My breath falls light
Place your head near mine
That I may feel your tears
That your breath may dance and tickle my skin
One more time.
Please, one more time.

Stay with me
Just a little while
Kiss my head that I may feel
And smell your love.
The last light has gone
Now.
I am done.
Please remember me.
The sailors are victorious.
The lids of life no more.

 

For more poems written and read by Justme: Just Poems

About Michaela

I am a wanderer and a wonderer, like you are. I love our journey and to walk in the company of friends – to learn, experience, share, laugh, cry and above all I simply love this marvelous, magical, mysterious life. I have no plan (cannot believe I am saying this) and my only intention is to be truthful to myself and others.
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4 Responses to Please stay with me

  1. Dawn says:

    Justme, that was wonderful! Your voice flowed with the words from a deep place inside you or out there somewhere.

  2. johanna11 says:

    Just me, are you at that boundary? Perhaps we all are… I don’t know what to say, but wish you that comfort and consolation that you so poignantly describe.
    Johanna

  3. Pete says:

    Thank you Justme. Just beautiful.

  4. lalaboheme says:

    feel like weeping, just blows me away

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