Rest Now

by Anthony Perez
(Houston, TX)

Close your eyes
and rest now.

After a long hard life,
you've earned
the right to
sleep in peace.

Don't worry
about us,
we'll learn
to manage
without you.

Our hearts will
be emptier,
but after
a while,
this hurt
will hurt us

And here's a final
kiss to carry
with you
on your
way home…

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