Miss You (hour 8, prompt 8)

Heat shimmered at the treeline Like a veil of magic light Crickets chirped throughout the field As day faded into night The fireflies came out to play As stars scattered ‘cross the sky I sat down with my memories And looked up with a sigh…

O Pilot! O Pilot! Our mouths were screaming in fear As the deadly ocean waves came towards the ship It was as if some monster was blowing away the wind from its mouth A violent, gray, funnel-shaped cloud, rotating in contact with the ground… Alas!…

New America (Emoji Poetry Challenge)

Oh Revolt! My Revolt!¬† Old America is dying And this voyage is about to come to an end.   Climate change Pandemic Economic collapse   Buried hate TVs and phones burn bright. Old ghosts can not rest.   Kids killed. Daddies killed. Mommies crying.  …

O Tiger

O tiger, the great tiger A fire and a flash Where are the trees And where is the forest For within the stars I’ve lost my way   Can you see the ghosts that haunt us? Can you feel them as they pass us by?…

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…