Suzanne Burke has gifted us with a poetic tribute to the boy… to the man who reached out his hand and, in truth, saved her life. Please, read on…
Hello and welcome to my poetry in progress. “Glimpses Across The Barricades” is my collection of poetry and moments from my strange and unprepared life.
I had fifteen wonderful friends … damaged beyond repair. They lost their brave attempts to win a battle with a life too harsh. They removed themselves one by one from a world they had grown too utterly weary to exist in.
They were wild, wilful and wonderful.
My soul is incomplete now that they have all gone.
I would never have believed it possible that I would be the Last One Standing.
This poem is dedicated to my ‘Jamie’ … “I’ll know exactly where to find you, where the shoreline meets the sun.”
I didn’t recognize the voice when that call was made
Although that number was long etched into my soul.
How could a glowing day suddenly fall dark…
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