Tag: Poetry 101 Rehab

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 […]

Thaw

Build your tower high, Block by block. Reason and rightness Are turret and crenellation. Draw the bridge and drop the gate. Silence shall reign. Forgiveness Lies folded in your darkest corner, Unused, Under guard, Out of reach Until regret runs as warm rain, A trickle, A flood, And shame becomes […]

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 […]