Back from the dead

by Richard Trotter

Up from the lake,
ascending the mud and fire
I rose to see the sun
elude me once more,
the shimmer of the laughing river
and two jealous Knights
fighting for the favour of One.
I sank to my knees
beetles and dirt on my skin,
alive once again.


Posted on 12/16/2003
Copyright © 2021 Richard Trotter

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Leslie Ann Eisenberg on 12/25/03 at 12:54 AM

the shimmer of the laughing river - nice line. i didn't get lost, rather i got the feeling of being found. welcome back, richard.

Posted by Leandra K Brossard on 01/13/04 at 04:34 AM

Waking to a world that has been lost to us.. Lovely.. Thank you...

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