Contradictions (hour 7, prompt 7)

She’s made of strength and moonlight A midnight rose of thorns You might think she’s got a halo But it’s held up by some horns Wildflowers and willows Clovers blowing in the wind A soul that’s made for loving With a body made for sin…

Season of the Tomato

Vines grow yellow blossoms open enticing bees to cover themselves in gold heavy with fruit glowing red warm in my hand I breathe in the scent as my teeth sink in juice drips down my chin as I taste the flavor of summer.

Season of Survivor (hour 7, prompt 7)

Her blood drenched the walls As her screams filled the air His hands ’round her throat She should’ve died, there *Beeeeep…* Her mother stood there sobbing Doctors rushing to and fro Machines were loudly chiming When her angels said, “let’s go” *Beeeeeeeeeeep…* She firmly told…

Season Of The Witch

As the moon climbs over the hill, The creatures out in the wild Wary of the noise, less heard And the air breathless There’s something awry in the air tonight Both mystical and dark, unclean, Shadows are lurking by old stone walls In wait for…

Season of the Mask

To Amanda, I’m Barzeus. To Jessica, I’m Mustapha. Although, I do not have the accent.   I grew up without an accent. I grew up without love. And so, I wear this veneer of vanity. To all the girls I used to love. I want…

Season of the Bitch

When her friends stopped visiting,     When her family stopped calling.    When he went inside another woman— and she was still breastfeeding his baby.      When a wild dog kept breaking into the yard, stiff and growling,                                                                but no one came to help.   When the…

Locked Up In The Sky

She did not stay locked in the Cage made of gold For she herself was a bird With a heart of gold High was her flight Sharp was her sight Fierce like an eagle She flew up in the skies Infinite skies were her home…

Angst

To each their own I say   We all betray creating the cliche   of the angst we carry   the blaming, the hurt How do we heal? Face it! You’ll deal.   Acceptance and responsibility Is key   Creating motion, no longer frozen in…