quick words stream
like keyboard keys compelled by notes
as reckless hearts drift, bleed, freed;
hasty hearts roam landscapes,
pushed to overdrive,
passion accedes like backseat movies
under lights, on tables, between sheets
bass clap thunders, shivers.
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As heavenly bodies sing,
it brings me to my knees,
the way they shine
and for a moment in time
I am a child… Continue reading “Open Window”
Bio-methane blisters and bubbles
as men in coal hoods chant,
as moonless, motherless fawns weep.
Dolorous homo sapiens you’ve turned pale! Continue reading “Gaia Bleeds For You”
White lightning strikingly jumped out
of calamitous cauliflower-shaped clouds…
Sounds of thunder roared ferociously,
shaking red wooden barns that splintered. Continue reading “An Ominous Ballad Of Mother Nature rev2”
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Loneliness seems to be
chasing me to the lion’s den.
As I walk rough, muddy banks
the dark river whispers and flows. Continue reading “The Lion’s Den”
Balefire leaves drifted from deciduous trees,
silently still, as an azure lake latched to perennial sky,
the rust-colored sunset slowly smothered sound.
Her midnight eyes were buzzing humming bees,
as Arcadian days bled across nebulous pathways,
my languorous core slipped to shadowed caves.
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Image Credit: Pixabay (darksouls1)
lucidity of mother moon was hollow in fractured eyes
punished for constructing rust colored rainbows
tears slid on swollen cheeks carving a metaplastic frown
little porcelain doll imbued in a paragon
of perfect melancholy madness — stars reticent Continue reading “A Rose for Sadness”
As I continue on my journey to show appreciation to fellow writers, bloggers, acquaintances, and friends, on day 10 of my “December Daydreams” collection, I find inspiration from Alternative Sunny Days by K.T. Decker site name. K.T. is one of my first followers, a top commenter, and someone I enjoy reading regularly. You should check out her blog! Continue reading “December Daydreams 10 – “She Always Sang to Blackbirds””