Tag: rhyme

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 […]

Unfinding

Lost begets found      As ounce begets pound           And sin begets pardon                When the heart is willing.                     Nevertheless,               […]

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 […]