Category: Poetry

Away

If wishes were horses I should be away, Abandoning reason and common sense, Normalcy, expectation, Skin, blood and bone. A beggar’s ride from nadir To far distant crest. And still I stay Away, yet at home. For horses, Like dreams, Are fearsome things to ride. Mother Hen Feature photo: shutterstock (Writing […]

Rubbish – a Sonnet

Rotten thoughts conceived in my heart Have no place in a life reformed, Improved, bettered, and informed. It is but rubbish festering in the dark. What is waste must depart Lest yesterday’s ugliness Spoil today’s happiness And tomorrow’s joy by its hideous mark. Where then to dispose of rancorous sentiment? Is there […]

Little Miss Perfect

Little Miss Perfect Out for the day Exits her taxi And makes her way   To dine with The Ladies Wearing linen and lace. She unfolds her napkin And dabs at her face,   Careful of rouge And tinted lips, Eyelash extensions And manicure tips.   So careful […]

Dark – A Sonnet

The darkest days ever met Perish in response to kindness shown Even faced with love now flown, And a heart twisted in regret For what was never said, never done; The heat and softness of understanding Make for me the safest landing For a heart bereft of one. […]

Candy

My sweetness remembers the marshmallow moments of girlish childhood, days sprinkled with hundreds and thousands; pink, dreamy food. A tasty treat for life to devour. The bubblegum day passes, a chaotic rustle of candy floss dresses, pink gossamer, and cherry lips whispering the tart promise of future sweetness.  I am saltwater taffy  pulled […]