Frozen

For my Sunday Muse blogspot, Wednesday Muse prompt, A non-music music prompt. “Don’t let the sun go down on me”.

Frozen
“When stars collide, like you and I, no shadow blocks the sun” — Elton John“The One”

Frozen here on the ladder of my life
I stand at the gate
watching you board the plane –
back to Japan.
You changed my way of life.
From an awkward woman –
Bookish and shy
To a tiger of a woman
wielding a wakizashi,
Writing seasonal poetry
And respecting self.
You returned to Japan.
You left me drowning in the sunset
colors of a melting sun –
You left me – frozen in time.

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Joey Who?
    Sep 04, 2019 @ 15:09:23

    the cold never bothered me anyway. . .

    Reply

  2. Carrie V. H.
    Sep 04, 2019 @ 16:58:28

    That kind of a love always changes us for the better, and we never forget it. It is frozen in time and in our heart. This is lovely Toni!!

    Reply

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