The Velvet Darkness

velvet darkness

A velvet darkness

swallows me whole

squashing my air out

taking it’s toll

and all I want

is to breathe again

to run and laugh

with no restraints

The lost and forgotten

never truly gone

hanging on to your spirit

in some shape or form

But the velvet sleep

has a warming charm

as the comfort of death

it means you no harm

Succumb as you must

to it’s deathly grip

For you are the captain

and must go down with your ship
© Kait King, 2015

Too bad

too bad

Too good to leave you

too bad to stay

when I think of life without you

I don’t want to end this way

Too hard to swallow

too much to bear

when I realise it’s all about you

and you don’t really care

© Kait King, 2015