Tag Archive: poetry

I Stand

Wedged in a tight space, dark surrounds and comforts me. Soul screams to be free. I push against walls. Fragile membrane splits and breaks. Light warms my cold face. Closed eyes now open.… Continue reading

Sleeping with Strangers

You snore close to me, yet I don’t even know your name. Forced intimacy with people I will never see again. I’ve been stranded in Atlanta, GA for close to four hours. The… Continue reading

Unraveling

Jeans faded like memories. Blue is the color she wears. Love unravels in her pocket. Torn smiles impossible to repair. The buttons hang by a thread. She won’t think to mend any and… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: Phallic Dreams

Dreaming of glory, young men fear nothing except their naiveté.   Clumsily blushing, they wish for carnal knowledge. Cursed virginity!   From experience comes power as men count up notches on bedposts.  … Continue reading

I Sky You

  My poem and drawing were inspired by Frida Kahlo’s quote: Can one invent verbs? I want to tell you one: I sky you, so my wings extend so large to love you… Continue reading

Three Haiku Poems – Transparency

Weeping are for panes. They say windows of the soul are like irises. Look into my eyes. Reflection of you mirrored onto all I see. The rain on windows now dried as your… Continue reading

Chaos

Chaos thrives on confusion – the virulent tentacles tighten around ones brain; creating tumors of malevolence from which one can’t escape.    

Five Haiku Poems – A Raging Epiphany

Painting by James Christensen (His art was introduced to me through Inese’s lovely blog).  !!! Click HERE to visit and follow Inese !!! An epiphany raged through her, and she promised never would… Continue reading

Petula, the Duck

I sit here and puff my cigarette. The rings of smoke rise and encircle Petula, the duck’s neck. Quack, she says; quite upset. Oh it’s you again, I sigh making duck lips. She… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poetry: Wanting

Photograph by Dimitri_C from freeimages.com For the want of food, she stole a bright red apple. Twelve lashes cut skin. 🍏 🍎 Thief. She was cast out and did walk a lonely life,… Continue reading