They Have Written Songs About You

(2nd attempt at Half Marathon) It was Elton who said you were back, Not quite with the same polished, Eight letters that might confuse some Into thinking you had class. Bill S. came much closer, But Bill was always classy In that we think we…

Found Is Creation [Prompt 17]

The land knows you, even when you are lost. For lost is only in your mind, you are here … never to fear … The spirit within is you, it is never lost. For truth is, you are God, creating from thought, the truth you…

Williwaw [Prompt 16]

I think of you… up there. I think of us… once there. I stand below the mountain… of where you once lived, where we once loved. knowing you have gone … on to another realm; leaving only the images… fading as they do. The violent…

A Cold

A cold in olden times Rests easy with Vicks VapoRub, Mirinda and SkyFlakes. In this, the present, A cold demands a drop of blood, Cold steel on your skin, a drug. And she sleeps, it’s winter.

Inspiration Coming When the Lights are Out

Wicked muse, fair-weather friend, I can’t talk to you tonight; The sounds of raindrops descend Like soft breeze on a dim light. An everyday has mussed my face, Shall I get up to brush my teeth? You tempt me with an odd verse And not…

One Thousand and One

There were at least one thousand and one reasons to go back.  I only needed the one. Simple love lived there.  It had been years since I paid her a visit, yet she welcomed me like it was yesterday.  Simple love is easy that way. …

There’s Maybe a Light

I pluck a wilderness To match the warm darkness. I snuggle into a ball, Feeling the cold begin to touch my head. I squint, There’s maybe a light, Maybe a light. Make me a light.

Hour 5

A red brick facade, a stately double door Curios adorning the walls, crystal chandeliers shining down The warm glow from the fireplace with armchairs completing the look The open, inviting kitchen where meals are cooked with love The cozy library in the corner with a hundred…

Fall

To be awake is knowing this isn’t real in the flash of the landing Fom there to here is a long way Let the mattress catch me if I fall  

Ambiguity

I entered my home and found myself in a fish market Where I dipped my hand in a tub And emerged with a fish, wriggling out of my grasp. A tiny bottle flew to my other hand And I squeezed, The scent of sampaguita wafting…