Tag: poems

Our Day

Hear my confession. Let me speak of regret beyond measure. Banish the darkness      and swift, pure agony            of anxieties unspoken. Give me your eyes, Your ears, Your lips. Write my name on your trusting heart,      seven letters scribed in tears. Absolve. […]

No

No is a favourite word To end the endless conversation, To shut the door on the salesman, The panhandler, The boyfriend, The friend. We say no to change, And no to adventure; No to love, To faith, To understanding, Empathy, Frailty. Possibilities end Before ever they begin. No is a […]

The End

Dawn is green pasture Wet with dew, Clover and stolen strawberries. The joy of survival. The silent warmth of companionship. A blast, A flash, A crash through the wood. Darkness is claiming Both grass and blood. The black, glassy eye Unsees the sky. Mother Hen (Writing Prompt: END, part […]

The Second

Once there has been a first, There can only be a second. A second place, A second glance, A second chance. Too late to be first, I will be your last, If I am first in your heart For all the seconds Our lives allow. (Writing Prompt: SECOND, part of […]

OCD

The salt from a French fry             Litters my palm, The scent of onion             And pickles                         And burger grease                                     Soaks through the bun. A bushel of napkins,             But the smell still lingers; There’s no hot water             No […]