Hour 24: Villanelle – When I Am Far From Home

Villanelle – When I Am Far From Home I get guilty thinking of home, not being within these walls somewhere, that I don’t belong. Sometimes it feels right; sometimes wrong walking up and down the same halls and I get guilty thinking of home. Music…

Hour 22: Villanelle – Summer Nights

Villanelle – Summer Nights   I dress the trees behind me in layers, just like leaves as the cold summer nights still freeze.   I can feel in the morning a gentle breeze caress my tired eyes with a loving kiss as I dress the…

Hour 21: Sonnet – Ode to A Forgotten Self

Sonnet – Ode to A Forgotten Self   You there, yes you, did you think I forgot You are far more special to me than that I have tried to stop you from falling flat but in concern I found I over-shot.   Pulling you…

Hour 20: Sonnet – Alone at Night

Sonnet – Alone at Night   I don’t recall when I last stopped to walk either in the day or in the black of night. I think I prefer now dark over light for there is never any need to talk.   And your silence…

Hour 19: Self-Portrait – DSC #1

Self-Portrait – DSC #1   The computer sits open and GLARES so hard hard the harshest light illuminates tired lines which are etched etched into every surface on my sleep slick face MUSIC helped early but SILENCE now caressing the danger danger which is too…

Hour 18: Zanze – Sit Still

Zanze – Sit Still   Just be still and listen to me You will thank me in the morning Keep trying and you will be free Now that day is slowly dawning.   Just sit still and listen and you will do just fine. A…

Hour 17: Villanelle – Extreme Grief

Villanelle – Extreme Grief   I stopped thinking about extreme grief as the sole vehicle for great art when the grief started to take people with it.   I am like them, I just haven’t quit yet; I know this ideation can start so I…

Hour 16: Villanelle – Rise Up

Villanelle – Rise Up   Listen to the sounds, of a slowly rising sun as it rises from the ground.   You won’t know what you have found Until the day is fully done So listen to the sounds.   Turning round and round but…

Hour 15: Sonnet – When

Sonnet – When   When you asked me for help, but I said no. When you wanted to go, but chose to stay. When I cried so hard my eyes would seem grey. When I wanted, but didn’t believe it so.   When my heart…

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