From the Poet's Pub: A Quadrille is a poem of exactly 44 words, excluding the title and using the word given for the day. For today, the word is SKY.
“My witness is the empty sky.” Jack Kerouac
watched the sun slowly setting
in your beautiful sky blue eyes,
holding you close, feeling your
breath go lighter until…
I peered into your eyes –
the sky was empty.
outside it was sleeting.
I closed those beautiful sky blue eyes