Five Haiku Poems: From Stone

She repeats his name.
Light within has diminished.
He isn’t to blame.

Hands that touched and teased,
now entrapped in monolith.
Love has atrophied.

She kisses cold lips.
Perhaps if she rubs his skin,
would the warmth set in?

His eyes once jet blue,
now stare into nothingness –
devoid of all hue.

Break Medusa’s reign.
Chisel his heart out from stone.
Let it leap again.

**My poetry was inspired by Tale Told’s gorgeous poem, Gorgon’s Veil.**


I finally drew your monster, Ivor…