Christmas lights glitter and glow as the festive season is in full flow
An unexpected and unwelcome visitor steals through the shadows
Puts prime of life on ice and she is gone too soon.
Shattered souls weep amidst the shards of broken glass.
Alison Jean Hankinson
image: By Gina Paulucci (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons