Category: Poetry

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Wide Awake

For all of those wide awake Near to the ones you love, Buried behind a pain or ache and the lack of sleep thereof. Insomniacs, you aren’t alone, other sleepless share your tears. Suffering to […]

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My Bird

Blue-bird, black-bird, my Bird, nesting in gossamer dreams. She preens her iridescent  wings, down to her soft, dark downy. She is a songbird belting out her alto melodies, low and soulful. She sees “Good Day Sunshine” through her […]

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Listening

Wherein lies the motive? Wherein lies the gain? Because your flesh is restive, And your spirit is in pain? You can’t impose your fear, Your worries or your heartache. Come… bend my listening ear, I’ll feel […]

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Hatred

Fury coursed his veins, swelling… pulsing, pumping… Demons of rage dug into him making him bleed contempt. Resentment unyieldingly and savagely devoured his sleep. He clenched his fists, daring anyone to come his way. He […]

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Her Sacrifice

He laid there on the smooth cool marble A mortal sacrifice to her desire. Her fingers… whispered their intentions On his skin…worn and weathered. He tried to block the sound of his heartbeat Just to […]

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She Was Mercy

A shadow of himself, nothing more… Left wrecked and ravaged by doubt. Gargoyles of suspicion scaled his spine, Leaving shards of bitterness in their wake. His heart bruised and battered, cold and calloused. He willed […]

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The Abyss

She sat perched on the edge of the abyss. She cried out but no one would hear her. How she longed to plunge into the darkness, She doubted anyone would even miss her. She tried […]

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The Traveler

He tipped his head back and saw brilliance en masse, Black velvet and diamonds. It made him feel so insignificant and small, A tiny traveler clutching his map of the unknown. Worry, anger, disappointment, and fear […]

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RUKH

Darkness swallows the sun draping his capes of iciness Over the earth. In the light of a harvest moon The Rukh lands and folds back black wings. The carrion eyes the prize, Tearing and jabbing […]

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Inked

He inked her jet lines and shadow to contain what was meaningful. He stained her crimson for love… desire… and power. He injected into her soothing hues of cool cobalt for loyalty and confidence. He […]