silent hope

a stony breath
bereft of eager life
bequeaths eternity
upon the trembling soul
of this lone child
taken all too soon
from the shores
of derwent water
where once she roamed
full of wonder
and whispering ever
of tomorrow’s
silent hope

2015.05.24 Keswick 037

From the kirkyard of St John Church in Keswick, Lake District

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