Tag Archive: poetry

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… Continue reading

Nekomata Cat Ghost (For Erica)

I sit up in my *zaisu chair. Is that you? Are you there? Shadows flit across the floor. Blackness hisses, run out the door! Night has drawn the shades on another day. My… Continue reading

Cicada’s Song

Ah, to be a cicada and discard what I’d once been- dispersing in the wind. Particles of me, so tiny, no one would see. I’d scatter in the breeze. In your hair, I’d… Continue reading

Fremescent (For Julie)

Silence isn’t my friend – although you’d never know it. Outwardly, I can be quiet. What does it matter what you’ve said, when there’s so much screaming going on in my own head?… Continue reading

Haiku Poems: Grip (For Samantha)

I’ll be your mermaid – swimming into the deepest depths of your blue sea. Your current pulls me. Like tentacles of a squid, you enwrap and grip. Excitement tingles – sharp stings from… Continue reading

Haiku Poems: Free the Monster

  Pull me from the dark – for you’ve resurrected me. Once dead, I now breathe.   Am I poetry – thoughts exhumed from darkened souls, striving to reach light?   Or am… Continue reading

Scarred Walls (For Talissa & Ivor)

Memories of you and me in this room. Did the walls bear witness to every whisper, every moan? Secrets in hearts forever entombed in pulsating chambers. Our lies inscribed on scarred walls of… Continue reading

Chimerical Lake (For Eilidh)

I’ll drink from a chimerical lake, let fantasies swirl inside, surge joy into a stagnant heart once cloaked in melancholy skies. I’ll feel the rush of the wind stretch sails taut and tight.… Continue reading

Oxygen Deprived

Ceased circulation restricted air to all things. Thinkers now extinct.   This haiku was inspired by the creative and beguiling Scooj and his poem, “State Employment.”   

Five Haiku Poems – Love Bugs (For Zoe)

A Love Bug bit me! Its toxin flows in my veins – Making me dizzy. Insane in the brain. Body is fevered and blushed – Skin drenched and teeth clenched. Longing to be… Continue reading