In the dark she knelt and prayed
Her time and hour had come.
Only a ray of light appeared
Softly lighting up
One small spot.
In the distance she could hear the nuns
Singing in mournful chant.
Yet she was on her own
No one came
Or remembered her.
All her friends
Had gone their own way
Each in the pursuit of happiness.
But she knew that time would come
And no longer wept or tried to hide
From the darkness that had
Been held at bay for so long
And it swept over her like a flood.
Crushed beneath its merciless weight
That ripped into her heart and showed her
What she really was.
Alone and unloved
So in the end
She died alone.