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Figment and The Writer A young writer looked down With a frown and a sigh than Suddenly with a push and a pull The words leaped up as the main character
Frantically sinking into the Sea of Death Trying to catch a single breath A breath of life That--- for a moment--- can take away the constant strife
I'm just a figment of your memory Because one day you won't remember me.
The sea: a light flickers, flits, sees my face, turns back. I call, reach, shield from the rain on the waves that, crashing, cover the figment, which drowns, choking, a bubbly laugh