It rains in through the window,
Shining onto the floor,
Moving slowly from west to east,
Soon to disappear totally,
Until another sunny day.
This shaft of light,
Warming everything it touches,
The ache within my joints,
But cannot reach into the coldness,
That has settled deep within my bones,
As well as deep within my heart,
There to remain, til the final day comes.
~ van ~