Gray and white palette – Frosted pines bend in the wind; Ice crystals, floating.
MEMORIAL Immortalized names – Who only time remembers, In stone, on a hill.
SNOWFLAKE Fluffy white dusting – Blanketing all it touches, In cold purity.
Upon a hill, above the fray, What did you do to be treated this way? Among the quiet, within the trees, A flapping of wings, a buzzing of bees. Folk long forgotten, names etched in stone; Descendants scattered, this place not their home. Yet here they lie, forever in sun. No visitsContinue reading “Woodberry”
NONCOMMITTAL Seemingly I glide across the surface, So confident, so cool, so refined. Moving ahead, forceful and with purpose, To what I need, pay no other no mind. You saw the cracks in my careful veneer, Admittedly, I’m not often surprised. Such a real bother to have you so near, The recognition quiteContinue reading “Noncommittal”
LONG AFTER I remember the pain, sometimes. The all-consuming passion, rarely. Now hearing your name, nothing. When seeing your face, confusion. Something once so powerful, destroyed. The hurt is gone, relief. Along with the love… regret?
SMOULDER Barely contained warmth. Heady anticipation. Waiting, wanting – ache.
SHARED SPACE There once was a lady who shared some space, With another she would like to smack in the face; The muttering, the mumbling, The incoherent jumbling, Made it difficult to occupy the very same place.
3J’s A cry in the sky. Above, gnarly brown fingers – Three blue jays, perched high.
RESPITE A morning’s surprise – A thin sheen of dewy grass. Faint hint of a thaw.