Writers Digest Prompt of the Day

Here is my version of a poem inspired by a “message”.
Its called ‘the song of remembrance’

The drums of the evening fell over his ears
Echoes of a civilization long gone from the present
His breath left him as it floated to the night sky
Thinking this would never end he felt for his life
Touching what would be only his to give
He had made the decision
He would give away this precious gift to her
He would
The night bathed him in stars
Swallowing his shadows cast from under the moon
The drums echoed in the damp forest as he slowly fell.
The underbelly of sleep had found him

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