Gossamer

Poem By Kiona Pearson

Fʀᴏᴍ ᴅᴀʀᴋᴇɴᴇᴅ ᴡᴏᴏᴅʟᴀɴᴅs, ʜᴇᴀʀᴅ ᴡɪᴛʜɪɴ
ᴛʜᴇ sᴀᴅ, sᴀᴅ sᴏɴɢs ᴏғ ғᴀɪʀʏ ʜʏᴍɴs.
Tʜᴇ ғᴀᴇ ᴏғ sᴘɪᴅᴇʀs, ғᴀᴇ ᴏғ sᴛɪɴɢs
ᴀɴᴅ ᴀʟʟ ᴛʜᴇ ᴛʜɪɴɢs ᴏɴ ʙᴇᴇᴛʟᴇ's ᴡɪɴɢs.
A ʜᴀᴜɴᴛɪɴɢ ɪᴍᴘ ᴡʜᴏ ᴛᴀᴜɴᴛs ᴛʜᴇ ʙʀᴀᴠᴇ
sᴜᴄʜ sᴘʀɪᴛᴇs ʟᴜʟʟ ᴍᴀɴʏ ᴛᴏ ᴛʜᴇɪʀ ɢʀᴀᴠᴇ.
Bᴇ ᴡᴀʀʏ, ᴛʜᴏsᴇ ᴡʜᴏ ᴛʀᴀᴠᴇʟ ғᴀʀ
ᴏғ sᴘɪʀɪᴛs ᴛɪᴘᴘᴇᴅ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴄʜᴀʀᴄᴏᴀʟ ᴍᴀʀᴋs.
Hᴀɪʀ ᴏғ ɪɴᴋ ᴀɴᴅ sᴋɪɴ ᴏғ ᴍɪʟᴋ
ᴀ ʙʟᴜsʜ ᴊᴜsᴛ ʟɪᴋᴇ sᴜɴғʟᴏᴡᴇʀ sɪʟᴋ.
Iᴛ sɪᴛs ᴀᴍᴏɴɢsᴛ ᴛʜᴇ ғᴏɢɢʏ sᴛᴀʏs
ᴏғ sᴡᴀᴍᴘs ᴀɴᴅ ᴡᴀᴛᴇʀs ʙʀᴀᴄᴋɪsʜ ɢʀᴀʏ.
Tʜᴇʀᴇ ɪᴛ sᴇᴇᴋs ᴛʜᴇ ʟᴏsᴛ ᴀɴᴅ ᴡᴇᴀᴋ
ᴀɴᴅ ᴘʀᴇʏs ᴜᴘᴏɴ ᴛʜᴇɪʀ sɪɴ ᴏғ ɢʀᴇᴇᴅ.
Fᴏʀ ᴛʜᴇ ᴘʀɪᴄᴇ ᴏғ ғʟᴇsʜ ᴀɴᴅ ʙᴏɴᴇ
Oɴᴇ ᴅᴏᴇs ʀᴇᴘᴀʏ ᴀ ғᴀɪʀʏ's sᴏɴɢ.
Sᴜᴄʜ ᴡᴇʙs ɪᴛ ᴡᴇᴀᴠᴇs ᴀʀᴇ ᴛʜᴏsᴇ ᴏғ ʟɪᴇs
ᴀs ɢᴏssᴀᴍᴇʀ ʙɪᴅs ᴛʜᴇ ᴅᴇᴀᴛʜ ᴏғ ғʟɪᴇs.
sᴏ ᴅᴏᴇs ɪᴛ ᴄᴀsᴛ ɪᴛs ᴅɪsᴍᴀʟ ᴄʜᴀʀᴍ
ᴛᴏ ᴄᴀᴜsᴇ ᴛʜᴇ sᴇᴇᴋᴇʀ ᴏғ ᴛʜᴇᴍ ʜᴀʀᴍ.
Oɴᴇ sʜᴏᴜʟᴅ ɴᴏᴛ ᴛʀᴜsᴛ ᴛʜᴇ ʏᴇʟʟᴏᴡ ᴛᴏɴɢᴜᴇ
ᴛʜᴀᴛ sɪɴɢs ᴏғ ᴅᴇᴇᴅs ᴀs ʏᴇᴛ ᴜɴᴅᴏɴᴇ.

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