I Promise

‘Will you return


Or is this time the last time

That I touch

Your wings, light as death,

Before you soar


Into the sky?’


‘I will return 


As long as you remember me,

I’ll cross

The endless

Expanse of space,

And sit with you,

And dream – ‘


‘I promise to return!’


‘And if you promise to return,

Then, I will wait

For you


To Christophe M.

2 thoughts on “I Promise

    1. I’ve just finished reading a book about the experiences of a woman who looses the one she loves to Everest (Maria Coffey’s ‘Fragile Edge’). Mountaineers, obsessive and selfish, are bad company to keep…

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