Pretty once, still, but fading An empty gift, one sorely missed The void grows, Consuming and terrifying, Then, fiery words, ignite and seduce Tired eyes, glued, to flickering screens Glorious purpose, fills and makes whole A desired reprieve, from the horror of emptiness No truth can dislodge, The lie at the center The allegiance found,Continue reading “Wilted”
Secrets once hidden, Exposed. Bare trunks, naked limbs – Reach to a cold sky.
You may have noticed that I have been writing a lot of Haiku’s lately. I am no poet, but I like the simplicity and brevity of a Haiku. I like the structure too. A Haiku is basically a three-line poem that follows a 5 syllable, 7 syllable, 5 syllable structure, ideally using some aspect ofContinue reading “So, What about the Novel?”
Blinds open, surprise! Blanket of snow covers all; A moment of pause.
Barrier unseen Usually; seasons pass Silently, covert. Yet here before me displayed, Demarcation of a turn.
Conformity rules, It may be said. But how dull Is life, with no spice?
Through that door How many times In and out Pay no mind The ivy that grew Among the gate Recording the passage Of the date The sultry deep green Of summer high Greeting all visitors Who happen by A slight tinge of yellow Among the leaves Warning of changes Approaching with ease Just know whenContinue reading “Everything”
Quick intake of breath. Crunching footfalls, leaves like rain. Riot of color.
We ask for proof. Why waste energy, On blind faith? To the Heavens, we stare! Seeking manifestation – Of hidden desires. Why? Why! Does no one listen? We cry out in vain. Yet all around, Ample evidence Of what we seek. A baby’s giggle, The happy wag of a tail, Our surprising existence. Wonder abounds!Continue reading “Miracle”
The air turns colder. Deceptive bursts of color, Gone soon to slumber.