As slowly I close my eyes

And sit quietly

A chill sweeps over me

As few memories slap coldly

In my palm

I dig my fingernails

In my mind flashing

Those unsaid tales

And I feel a jerk

With cold I shiver

I open my eyes

With a sudden quiver

I look back at my life

Faith completely shaken

Dragging the burden

Of few words unspoken

Some dreams vanquished

A road not taken