A Kiss of the Wind

She locked herself away, In sadness Over him. This never was, Is a never will be And her heart broke A million times When they spoke his name. She had this idea, About him. This idea About them together. But he found another, And she…

Dream Love

She writes an ode to her lover In the form of a book. He is there, Her hero and yet Not quite a hero, But he is hers. She sends out her love As a whisper to the trees, And it carries it to him,…

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…

Long Distance

Lock in the dates, Count down the time, And prepare to see your love Once again. Map out the route, Plan all your stops, And drive until you Reach them. Longing and Road trips, Flights and Plans, Just get to love As quick as You…

Soulmates

Unconventional, That is how we describe ourselves. We are not typical of Other people like us. We were beautiful, Long, Years over what we should be. We passed an expiration date, I never knew But others informed me about, Repeatedly. Years passed us by One…

Ashes

Torn apart By words on a page, On a picture, By you. Destruction of the person, You once loved To make you the victim. I’m ash, Surrounded by the flames, Of the lies, you have told. Bleeding from word bullets, From people, I have never…

Safe

I run from love. Like a coward, I run at even the mention of it. Too much, Pain In love, Has made life safer When love is more, Fantasy Than Reality. So, I create a new kind Of love for me. Through, correspondence Which they…

Same

I sent my love In a letter. In the letter, I said I couldn’t wait to see you again. I waited for a response, And hoped you would send me words to soothe my soul. What I got was, Same. Same, One word, That makes…