Death’s Message to Life

O, God knows how long I have adored you,

Your green eyes and the flower crowns around your head.

I have been longing for your touch for thousands of years now,

I wonder if you feel the same way somehow.

You make me feel alive;

From your warm smiles, I thrive—

You are my sweet, sweet summer time.

O, God knows how I looked at you,

Your red lips and your rosy cheeks.

I always admired your satin peach gown

And the way your hair goes down.

You enthrall me;

With your voice, I lull me to sleep.

I wish to be your haven, your comfort.

O, God knows how much I yearn for you,

Your warm body in my arms.

I have dreamed a million times

How happy I would be

If you were with me.

I wish I were your sanctuary;

I will always keep you safe.

But, O, God has kept us apart,

And made it that way from the beginning of time.

I only get to see you when the little ones

Hang in the balance.

O, I wish to see you, my dear—

I love you,

And I will always be yours.

Sarah Montenegro

Sarah is an NYC professional by day, a writer by night. She writes horror and tragic stories, and sometimes, about past lives. Recently, she tried dabbling into poetry. You can email her at and you can check out her short stories at

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