The Gallow

I saved the last word
for you- like the word

we never knew
until the end.

I have spoken
for so long
my teeth

what my heart
has swallowed.

All the glory
of silence
becomes a road

we did not follow.

I braid a rope
of word

to hang myself
beside you.


Nobius said...

Powerful ending.

Where do you find the time to write such great poetry? :)

Rachel Phillips said...

Thank you again Nobius! I am a write-a-holic!!! lol