A Collection of Original Poetry by Students of Ladysmith High School

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

A Skeleton in the Floor ~ Nishka Ramkhelawan

Time's starving hand stole
your soul away from this
life quenching world.

The frame which once
held your vivacious body so
perfectly together
remains utterly

You were robbed of
your time here.
And now we are
left vacant and empty
like Satan's impassive

There was once a girl
who was so vibrant.
Her powdery, pallid body
now swathes the river floor.

© Nishka Ramkhelawan

Matriculant 2016

1 comment:

  1. Powerful writing, culminating in a final verse which is heart-rending.


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