Category: Poetry

Baby Daddy

They say opposites attract. It’s true – and I envy your reserve, My wallflower man, So shy, so distant. Dignity personified, And saddled with me, A muddy puppy of a girl. I wonder –  will you love This pink, wriggling blob With your nose and my hair…? Will you […]

Women’s Intuition

It’s a thought, a feeling That defies definition, Cognition evading Any true exposition – But I know, I feel in the depths of my bones That something’s amiss! (Call it women’s intuition.) You can mock, You can laugh, But if you don’t listen, What you fear most Will come To […]

Of Cars, Coffee and Cougars

They were no star-crossed lovers, But were cars on two roads. Her battle-worn Chevy running on vapors And his ragtop Mustang with newly signed papers   Pulled in to the same town on the same day, Parking up at the same cafe Road weary, in need of rest. Sipping his coffee, he […]

A Tendril of Smoke

She was plump and white as fresh baked bread, Willing and soft, waiting for the right blade to carve Its marks into her fleshy heart – She was “too good for him,” her parents said. But “good” was lonely for a girl unwed, In love, she thought, and torn apart, His knife having […]

Turn a Page

Those thoughts are not mine – At least, not anymore – Rising unbidden to wrap my soul In envies, petty anger, vanities, Toxic resentments…   Attributes wholly unholy Are crushed beneath the weighty heel Of conscience trained, And broken tendrils evaporate As fog at sunrise.   My decisive heart springs […]