dip into ink,
trail onto parchment.Lift your eyes and gaze there,
see your hand, blurred through the mist of sadness.
Begin the long strokes that spell out the name,
your loves beauty trapped in winding black lines.
A thousand words before
and another thousand after,
have said nothing you haven’t before
discovered only memories.
Drift inside your minds eye
the last sight,
cherished lips parted in final farewell.
Pour onto paper
silenceWeep for that forever never
seal it in sanguine nomenclature
hand deliver intimate you.