9: Melrose Abbey.

A gentle desolation.
Remains left up to fate.
Light shines through empty windows
and silence is the gate.

Humility be learned
in a place of former glory
when you realize, in ruins,
the place seems yet more holy.

Published By: K-M Skalkenæs

K-M Skalkenæs is a Danish poet, writer and pictorial artist who primarily writes in English. Apart from publishing her own poetry, she also translated poetry from as well the Scandinavian languages as German into English.

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