Monthly Archives: April 2016

Heeding to Her Highness

Abby sat lopsided in the middle Aloof, Abby sat lopside Waiting, Abby didn’t flinch Irritated, yet remaining calm Without speaking a word Able to hear her thoughts I stroked her fur   -Today’s prompt…Take a poem in a foreign language … Continue reading

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Things That Won’t Go Away

I remember…. A happy time Ice cream cones dripping down my fingers as we climbed into the backseat after a day at the beach/the pavement burning my bare feet to embed the memory. Drive-in movies/all in pajamas with popcorn, falling … Continue reading

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A Not So Ordinary, Ordinary Day

I am here now to tell the story Coming from her so much blood Shock steadied her until the blood appeared Reality suddenly surfacing And then whispering turned louder Sending her into an abyss So fast it erased all light … Continue reading

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All in a Daisy

Perhaps something she read sparked a rueful longing to be reacquainted and a spark of memory sufacing added to the intent. Different paths our lives have traveled reaching out to touch once again says to me hearts die not with … Continue reading

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A Place of Hope

I called out with my voice And heard nothing So I thought I was alone I cried out in my anger My words just echoed back Taking root in my soul I wept with tears in sorrow But sympathy and … Continue reading

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Enough

Arise my body, my small body, we have striven Enough, and He is merciful; we are forgiven. So why torture where there should exude peace Past is over We cannot undo Future is distant We cannot subdue We have wrapped … Continue reading

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Unforeseen

A resplendent day Cerulean blue sky Verdant trails leading up the.mountain Scorching sunshine and laughter As we climb higher and higher The food runs out The canteen is dry The sweat of our bodies now chills the senses As the … Continue reading

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