#22- The one with no sleep

No sleep for hours on end, Inches away from penning an ode on my bed, Haven’t even risen to stretch and bend, Typing away with one hand on my head. My eyes burning, rimmed red, But I keep going, I keep fighting, Only a mere…

#9- Happiness Pool

My hands holding the rim of the pool, My feet swaying in the blue depths, The water lapping against me, My eyes kissing the horizon. Stories above the rest, Looking at the city from my vantage, A sense of satisfaction engulfing me, As I look…

The Proposal

Two blue berries Blisteringly hot day Bluest of blue skies Blabbering blackbirds bless the morn Bling! Flashes my diamond ring At home on my finger Been there for a minute. Blood berries, blooming daffodils Two blue berries Staring unblinking Into your olive eyes.    …

Your Happy Beginning

poem 12 It all seemed so beautifully simple when you stood there watching him dance and you smiled like you had captured starlight. I wish I could take you back there and give you your happy beginning. -h.e.m.