Title: Not Now

Author: Amy Fortuna (peacefulpassion@hotmail.com)

Rating: PG

Category: Angst, POV, A/U

Disclaimer: I don't own the Jedi, and I don't make a dime.

Archive: master_apprentice, SWAL; anywhere else, just ask, I won't say no.

Spoilers: Yes, for TPM.

Summary: A scene beside a pyre.

Feedback: Yes, please.

Notes: For those who wondered, it is Obi-Wan speaking. I've never actually seen ROTJ, so it didn't occur to me that it could be Luke. It probably wouldn't have occurred to me anyway:-)

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Love was not meant to be spoken

Whisper-soft in the night just before

A pyre is lit, but in days of light.

When laughter's embraces could turn to lovers'-

Or when silver light cast glamour on our faces-

Then I would have told you, but was too shy.

Love was meant for days of Light-

That is why I will not tell you I love you.

Not here, not now-

Standing in the quiet dark

Alone where you will soon be ashes.