Quiet Dreams: Upcoming Project

Here's hoping I do not have an anxiety attack for the third day in a row. This is not what I am posting about, though. I have selected a choice of poetry to edit to publish, hopefully by next Monday. This weekend I will take mother down the hill to the riverfront to take photos... Continue Reading →

Poem: Sheep to Wolf to Sheep

Ferocity without purpose is malice Throwing on a wolf skin Followed by that of sheep Looking harmless Endearing Playing at hard Hiding casual cruelty beneath it all Looking all pretty Showing those sparkles Trying to distract everyone From the pitted, scarred core Refusing to be viewed disadvantaged Talking down Dishing trash Donning a stolen kid’s... Continue Reading →

Poem: My Truth

I say my truth with every breath Releasing the words as I know them Lies and deception always receive their due Or, one should imagine it so When my word is dismissed With no concept of my oath What giving one signifies This rejection speaks volumes A denial of who I am Refusing to delve... Continue Reading →

Poem: Our Scar

I lack the will to keep searching Perhaps you exist somewhere out the corner of my eye Could there be another world Some other plane of existence Where you dwell so far beyond my gaze The strength to find you is gone Sapped and drained from my body Certain that you are my second half... Continue Reading →

Poem: One Last Walk

It's been too long since we last met. May I ask that you walk with me once more? The night is not too chilly and it will keep us warm. Ahh, you have plans already. No, no, it's perfectly understandable. You have an active life. How could I begrudge you for that? I will take... Continue Reading →

Poem: Out of Place, Out of Time

I am not of this place Never has it been my home It itches at me Gnaws at my soul Ignoring what beats in my chest Chafing at these restraints Unable to act Follow my instincts I couldn’t have been a soldier Following orders Trusting they are right Too many to lay faith by My... Continue Reading →

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