occupants gone years prior.
only in fading memories
of lives long departed.
hearts of souls remaining
serve only to
traces of lifedreams
collected as dust
Poem © 2006 by R. Burnett Baker
Photo © 2009 by R. Burnett Baker
Photo of abandoned house in Lincoln, NY taken June 28, 2009 by R. Baker.
Poem from chapbook titled "Slipping Quietly", 2006.