“The Word Prayer” – Poem By: Heather Whitley Gibson

a love everlasting
until death arrives
at your answering
a phone call
the taste of coffee
changes
minutes ago
at peace
vibrates like
a cliche quote
it hits your skin
like an advertisement
writing a song
a poem
suddenly, easily stated
the word prayer
sounds like a cheap wig
my grandmother
can not speak
her words are understood
moving lips
at nothing
honest forms in words
death kills
letters open hearts

 

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4 comments on ““The Word Prayer” – Poem By: Heather Whitley Gibson

  1. thebloggerssoliloquy says:

    ‘death kills
    letters open hearts’

    Quality

    Like

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