Lifeline

All Rights Reserved ©

The Setting Sun

The water reflects
An endless blue sky;
The echoes are boundless,
And then --- silence.
It’s just Her and the quiet
And the colors that scatter
Through the clouds.
A last lament from the setting Sun.
What remains is rubble
From what once was a shield;
Scarlet drops that dot the dust.
Rolling green hills can never be enough
To stop the path of a storm.
A blackened heart contracts
And ceases.
The Sun slips below the horizon.

Continue Reading Next Chapter

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.