By the Pale Moonlight

It is the light of the moon

that makes you so beautiful.

Poor Zombie.

Stetched to almost breaking,

only able to make sounds

through rough, sewn lips.

I compliment

to save his feelings.

He doesn’t know.

He doesn’t know.


4 comments on “By the Pale Moonlight

  1. Bluesander says:

    The repetition at the end…It really tied it together. Short, but beautiful.

  2. ejalvey says:

    Oh, thank you, Bluesander. Sometimes I like the challenge of brevity. Thank you so much for stopping by!

  3. Kaitlin says:

    Whoa. It kinda takes you by surprise – first you’re all “oh, a love poem” then “haha, a Zombie poem” then “…wow. A Zombie poem.”

  4. ejalvey says:

    Thank you, Kaitlin. That is just what I was going for. I appreciate you stopping by and offering your feedback!

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