Hour 22 – Tenderness – Text Prompt

Dove in hand, my songbird You sing so sweetly to me Jealous birdy, oh so needy, You steal my donut freely With careful tenderness As your heart pounds Fearless as you escape The cage designed for Your protection You pluck my garnet heartstrings And soar…

My Walking Slumber

This was my last dream of you and me. A bed in a field of flowers out of her sight, and away from him. Just you. Just me. Just a bed in a field of flowers. Just now I woke from a nap, and as…

My Winsome Swain

One true love I never thought I’d meet. “Move on…” the psychic told me. “We have many mates to our souls. He was just one of them.” Was he really? What color were his eyes? I don’t recall, except for the way he felt in…

Opposites Attract – Hour Fourteen

You’re the butter to my jelly The ice cream to my cone The waffle to my syrup The lemon to my scone You’re the creamer to my coffee The ketchup to my fry The sausage to my pizza The corned beef to my rye You’re…

2022 Poem Six

A list of things that fit on our king sized bed with us on it: Two cats; a dozen sweatshirts; a sense of belonging I have never felt before in my life; one-eighth of our polycule; three stuffies the size of a toddler; getting lost…

On the Same Side of Barbed Wire

I wait below on this wire of missing you on the same side of barbed wire. You love her. I know very well you do Look deep down the stem to see. To love two, and only be with one. On the same side of…

May Mother be a Celebration

“No one reads hardback anymore,” he said, sunflower glasses perched on a perfect nose. “Beats knitting,” I replied, his beach bag brimming with yarn and cheddar cheese crackers. “Clearing my mother’s space,” sadness. A splash of mud. “Just finishing.” Wine glasses. A mile of thick…

Hour 11 – Live, Laugh, Love

Some people are like snakes, a joke comes with a hiss While other bray like donkeys, muleish tones oft remiss You however intrigue me, your voice sparkles like champagne Effervescent and evanescent, transparent and bubbly Where are the songbirds summoned by your reaction? The princess…

All in My Head

All in my head thinking I might find my love All in my head praying to the stars above Wondering what it really feels like to be held so tight within his arms Yet, I know that he’s searching for me, too All in my…

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