Poems

Wrapped in Chains

Contemplating her next move the pounding within her chest told her what she already knew: she was nowhere close to break free from the chains wrapped ’round her so tightly. With the escape route blocked;…

Forgotten Opportunities

Now featured in NovaBards Anthology 2021 Throughout my time, it’s been seen mistakes are easier to see than beauty. We point out the negative, the faults. They stick out and prevent us from seeing the…

Cravings

Like a box of chocolates sitting on the kitchen counter, the ones your doctor says to avoid but you bought them anyway because you deserve a chance to indulge in something sweet and it’s your…

A Bleeding Heart

It’s getting late and we’re dying to find out what’s fated us here tonight. You dare to ask what I’ve done, where I’ve been, I’ll tell you more than you’d want to know so let’s…

Take Two and Call Me In The Morning

I wake to the sound of him pinging my phone. It’s too early for bright-eyed longing stares to the love of my life as my eyes burn from the phone’s bright light. With eyes barely…

A Dream Landscape

Dream of love in lace covering favorite go-to places. Dreams far from anything you’ve ever recognized, all desires realized. Dreams that leave you transformed, molded, leaving you painted in bold colors. Dreams of the most…

The Houses Are Empty and We Cannot Be Saved

indulging upon a landscape you longed to sink yourself into, eyes scanned every inch where your fingertips dutifully awaited to graze. words escaped the space between us as the air filled with sighs. “I could…

Navigating the Breakers

A sting reaches our eyes as we collect salt and mist from the unchartered seaknowing where we’ve been, knowing where it will lead. Glimpses of our futurepepper through the days of our past on that…

Falling Blossoms

My arms embrace the challenge to serve as your refuge through seasons, storms, the sweltering sun, and gusts of wind. As those days near their end and the air turns cold, my emerald tones slowly…

Walking The Corridors of My Mind

thoughts drift wondering about those who have walked the corridors of my mind, over the years and through the doors in and out of sight. I see their faces, hear their voices, as they’ve entered…

Disconnected

Particles of despair spin midair. They soon become swallowed and part of me before there’s a chance of being wiped away. I try and I try and only return to asking: How is this pain…

Dare To Defy

shapes and shadows strike awe and wonder lines connect pulling images together signifying tenderness you’ve longed to hold her reflection resembles the moon smiling back she pulls you, her rising tides keep you intrigued when…

The Immemorial Breeze

After Robbie Krieger A rhythm begins within, grows its pacesteadying adjacent to my lungsgently caressing and heightening in time. As I reach for an opened dooramong this unsteady foundation, I become one with an ultimate…

Summer Love Swept Away

I spotted you amongst the masses there with only a moment to choose, I feared this was headed nowhere. Giving you a raised eye I slipped you a napkin with my number, figured this was…

Let the Music Play

we were an unsinkable ship,built to sustain any injurythrown our way, or so we said. cast into the dark,yet illuminated with infinite possibilities. suddenly slipping through our fingersthe bitter cold quickly rushed in,and the music…

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