It’s deeply rooted

small, bluish sinews branch into

letter M.

One side of the trunk is darker

due to Sun exposure, with amorph

golden-yellow spots.

As it breathes blood, exhales warmth

to feed small hill above its flesh.

 

It’s like a map, containing my life line

trimmed at several places.

It used to go all the way around the hill.

Bark is depleted, almost erased.

I cannot count to see how many rings of heart

have left me?

Humming bird’s song

echoes my soul

in the upcoming dawn.

Maja S. Todorovic

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Death as we know it

You decided to leave,

over the cliff of promise

where the verve takes calm.

Disintegrated I walk through your flesh.

Limbs linger in ambiguity:

Why and How?

I don’t have any questions.

As I drown in memories

I pretend cold marble stone is your chest.

I press my cheeks, needing to hear that heart beat,

you whisper in my ear:”I exist in you, that’s the moment I live”.