Monthly Archives: January 2020

Love and her Response

A hand holds me firm without pressure or harm No threads to untangle or threats to disarm Peace in its presence I sway to its song Mystery in its melody makes me sing along   dVersepoets.com. Prompt is to use … Continue reading

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In the Wind

A wildflower Drops seed where it grows Swept up in a breeze Carried in a whirlwind Petals of pastel Burst through where Attempts failed Crops died Famine threatened A fragrance of hope Whispers its way To someone’s senses And thus … Continue reading

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Scary Fairytales

Subtle warnings of rabbit holes Lured us into deception As we fell deep Drinking potions Suddenly changing Our size and worth And was that really a grinning cat? Sturdy as steel We dig ourselves Out from childhood Tensile as rubber … Continue reading

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Restless

Something is amiss When everything tastes good But nothing tastes enough And running takes you everywhere But nothing takes you home Words roll off your tongue Ink drips on the page Your ears too slow to capture What the eyes … Continue reading

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There Will Always be Secrets

  When I was a kid I never knew Why grandpa stayed with us without grandma too Or what was wrong, why did auntie die I heard as many whispers as saw tears in their eyes Did she have a … Continue reading

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Answers in your eyes

Shore meeting sea, she stood, looking out into the horizon. The sun blazed. Its rays seemed to target only her. She felt the cold water wash over her feet, seasoning them with salt. Sand and pebbles beneath held firm as … Continue reading

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Dreams are for the Sleeping

  It was good while it lasted But as most good things It didn’t last long enough Take off the halo and rose-colored glasses Dreams of what could have been Melt like fresh butter into warm bread The taste gone … Continue reading

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When No One Gets It

I could speak a million words a day How much will you believe of my heart Should even I, when sunlight falls away Believe all I surrender, or also doubt in part And silence deafens, louder than a scream Hollow … Continue reading

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No More Words Necessary

Come Lord Jesus. The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen. The last words By John An Apostle In exile On an island Filled with criminal minds Who would listen To one Who sees visions And hears voices … Continue reading

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A Soft Roar

Words roared last year Pulverizing syllables into the ground Watering them with tears What is fertilizer but waste From another’s nourishing meal Now I rest And wait for winter’s fierce tantrums And Spring’s rollicking welcome Of summer’s sanguine arrival My … Continue reading

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