My Condolences

The tears rolled down my face
before the phone hit the floor
in a single blink
the world became an obscure water painting
the colours made nothing more
than a thick splodge

Suffocating silence
entered the room
as the casket vacated
outside, somewhere in the garden
a robin was tormenting next door’s fat cat

A stale cold spread of various meat
was set up near the bar
heads where stained with grief
as night’s wing circled outside
not a word was spoken
until a small child
started pulling at his mother’s jumper,
pointing to a window
“It’s snowing”

By Emma Jane Mackay


About Bunny's Pause

Hello, I'm a Author/Poet, Reviewer, Bookworm, Gamer, Music Lover, Wife and Mother! I live in Scotland with my husband, our two sons and a menagerie of animals. I love tea, dinosaurs, books, and am obsessed with pastries and bakery goodness! Check out my Youtube Channel, Bunny's Pause where I Vlog my life, do book reviews and helpful advice videos. I look forward to meeting you all and having tea and cake together! Hop hop wiggle wiggle
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