In My Time

This is
the time of dying,
graves dug
scarce before
they’re occupied,
earth that crumbles
in my hands
that fill and fill
remind me
“Soon, soon”
I’ll join this
with the grubs
and worms,
and oh so many
on my arrival.


Rose Aiello Morales is a poet currently living in Marietta, Georgia, USA. She has been writing extensively since she discovered, 10 years ago, that she was bored and had a typewriter. Since then she has appeared in various magazines and published several novels and collections of short stories and poetry. She lives with her husband Alex and an extremely spoiled cat named Moby.