Monthly Archives: February 2022

God Ignores Some Expiration Dates

She turned the soft dough onto the cutting board, added flour and worked it with her hands, the ball of her palms push it away, the tips of her fingers pull it back. She turns it over and starts again … Continue reading

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Sinking or In Sync

Dawn’s cadence bound, so not to frightTiptoes as if she spent the nightIn shadows tryst now blatant foundLate it lingers, shame in full lightSo not to fright, dawn’s cadence bound Wind flies the snow, twirls in accordBoisterous brave, seeks to … Continue reading

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Sold – Bid Closed

Contain restrain IngrainSeason every reasonWith explanationInculcationPound meSoften fibersMake me palatableEasy to chewVocab to rehabTranquilize meEqualize meEmbalm meCalm meBurn meUrn meFlatter meScatter meYou cannot touch my soulSomeone paid the highest price

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Center View

We seal all the spacesWhere critters show their facesIn the black of nightWhere lovers dream We tell our storiesReiterate our fears and gloriesIn hope they carry usThrough days to come The stranger spies and declares“How wise you are” to prepareFor … Continue reading

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My Worth

In Atlantic waters I feared I would drownWhereas Dead sea salt never let me downCaribbean I admired from its snow white shoresPacific I have yet to taste, know not less or moreIf I am the salt why then add more? … Continue reading

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Imprint

Clearance sale!She walks through the storeThe day AFTER love’s lossHeart-shaped boxesAssortment insideNo labelsEvery taste leaves an imprintLuscious or lackingShe is left to linger or leaveHer thumb broke the shellShe saw the gutsSome too soft, some too creamyOf those she never … Continue reading

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Anomaly

It may be when every storm ends and winds die and clouds clear and oceans are still, smooth as glass, even with the horizon. For this the earth would have to stand still. Is that even possible? It may be … Continue reading

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Shadowing

Cast and strewn like rose petals we are castChoice not ours yet we still must make a choicePass or fail winds rise as I watch you passVoice once mattered now a faint distant voice Actors play with shadows while mere … Continue reading

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Deeper

For what this plight a season bereft findYet bathed with glory undefiled I gazeLike sun and moon sit shining bright at dawnMy mind knows light years separate the twoA greater purpose than my eyes beholdGod has no equal nor plea … Continue reading

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One Word Makes a Meal

It may only take a nibbleTo click my pen and start to scribbleMetaphor and pointless dribbleShould your eyes glance in favorToward the morsel of my flavorYou may hear music all day longLike grateful birds who sing sweet songs Dversepoets.com Monday … Continue reading

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