When death comes knocking at the door
and leaves us sad and sobbing on the floor
few things remain to heal our hearts
faded photos
and pieces of your art–
and so you live forever more
in words crafted
with love
now stuffed inside a drawer.
©Yakira Shimoni Fulks
February 1, 2020 | OC, California
In Memory of Martha Magenta
Founder of Poets Original
Kira Fulks | Kira’s Art | 13th Sphere

When Death Comes