The Night Before

The Night Before

A Poem

by Michael Mouritz on Unsplash

It’s the night before,

You’re sleeping tight,

You’ve not been awake since last night.

If only I’d woken you.

If only I’d checked.

Then maybe you’d still be here,

And no tears would be shed.


Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.