No Reality

Elena Nicholson

No Reality


Dancing forever,

Through kitchens and in flowers,

Her laugh melodic.


Her smile plastered

On her windswept rosy cheeks,

Love shone from outside.


The joy on her lips

She left in my memory.

I will not forget.


When she was shattered,

I wept for her unbeknownst.

My own reflection.


She looks back at me.

Can this be real? Is she here? 

When did she lose it.


No reality

Showed me her eyes blank. And gone.

Pale. Cold. Broken. Lost.