Hour 23 – Inkheart – Text Prompt

Inkheart Oh to speak with silver tongue Reality into fiction Fiction back to reality The desire is there but magic… Is sadly lacking here And try as I might to coax it out Reality is unchanged No thieves or flame eaters walk about No magical…

2022 Poem Fourteen

Untitled   I broke my own heart to love you. Attempted to make a collage of a new heart. One part me to three parts who I think you want me to be. Secure all the pieces together with glue and tape and hope. Every…

You Will Love

I can guarantee Beyond a shadow of a doubt That you will find love someday Your soul will cry out When you meet them And weep to realize they were Waiting for you their whole life And you have been waiting For them. And when…

Letting Go

I open my hand Allowing the world to spill out Onto the ground In shards of brokenness And heartache Bitterness And self-deprecating antics- Some say there’s always hope But some things aren’t worth hoping for So,I carry on. I open the other hand And welcome…

Thread

Caught upon the sewing A thread is found as I stitch together My heart- Not knowing I had pieced away As you hurried off Soap bubble of rainbow illusion Popped Leaving behind only traces As it dampens my skin a circular film of what it…

Hour 3 – Full Circle (text prompt)

I’ll fall for you, full circle Let your voice encircle me A litany If there’s a God they’ll be hearing me Sing your praises with my heart silently Too shy to brag but I’m proud of you It’s true. Sometimes I don’t know what I’m…

Chasing The Sky

Chasing The Sky Chasing clouds with bottled rain With hope still rising, it left a stain From bleeding colors of a bow With a promise of riches down below. The brush of clouds, fingerprints in sky Distinguished the patterns of another goodbye As wind shuffles…

Hope In Hopeless Times (hour 13, prompt 13)

Walking with the sunrise Has become a normal thing Since we’ve been locked inside our houses It’s when my soul can sing There’s just something about the dawn That breathes hope into my soul When the sun’s rays pierce the darkness Merging night with day;…

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