VerdigrisThe shadow that I cast,Verdigris by ~crimsonletters
Lost — or rather, drowned
In the darker black.
Sunken in a fathomless blot—
From the earthly past.
The stories it might tell
Smothered by waters in this well.
I take my own little moon,
Carrying my breathless wish — secret,
To light the desolate night below.
What lies there though?
A thousand faded moons to interpret,
Singing a thousand earnest tunes.
Reluctant, I still surrender
A wish unclaimed — never.
In the waters — many a dreams