The Center of Things
By Alexa Szlávics - Own work, http://www.szlavicsalexa.com permission: http://www.szlavicsalexa.com/licence/licence.html, GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34083052
I am the darkness,
by peripheral light.
You come,fear etched
in the many colors of your face.
Do you know that you flow
from my center--
your beauty, from mine?
I will sheath you in death's stillness
but for a moment
before numinous breath
and calls you away.
copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2016
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