The Facade

The Facade short poem

Uploaded by Rebecca Alick


You gather in number uncountable,
Near the exquisite coffin,
Wreath extortionate you lay,
The smoked perfume ornate,
White linen immeasurably laid,
Candles light, the burning flames,
Engaging sight I see from here!
Wish when the breath was there,
The uncountable would have loved me the same,
But soon I will be laid,
This too in sometime fade,
Then what is this facade?

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Rebecca Alick

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I'm a constant learner, love watching birds, can spend hours appreciating nature and write canto to describe its beauty....an amateur photographer and a writer, but still love to sprinkle on the white pages with my thoughts, writing is a catharsis for me.
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