Poetry

Spring Longing

I yearn for…Spring’s elusive caress –Balsam of her tender palms –To soothe theFrosted scabs and scarsScourging fissures deepThrough exposed fleshUnable to endureWinter’s crude affectionI long for…The sun’s elixirHoneysuckle kissingAt my lipsMelting onMy tongueAs abundant raysLike cloaks of golden silkWrap around meFragrant with the dewPlum and cherry blossomInfusedFor these barren nightsCallous and ungivingRemind me too muchOf… Continue reading Spring Longing

Poetry

A Place to Belong

I could hear its dragging steps Through the shadowy streets Beneath the moon’s ivory gaze Its forlorn wail Like a wolf’s stricken howl As it searched— For what I wonder? I followed its path Felt its cold touch Graze my hand then slip away If I could I’d have merged myself With the wind And… Continue reading A Place to Belong

Poetry

Unwilling to Die

Rust collects within crevices Of these dried bones Striped with rotting sinews That have mostly forgotten The familiar mechanics Of wrapping around a pen Consumed by adrenaline The rush of creative flow Peppering through veins Enlivening still marrow To the mind’s spontaneous wiles But now these bones lay Frozen in a curled pose Of that… Continue reading Unwilling to Die

Poetry

Heart of Nature

Could this rain know greed? Though apathetic with its Monotone voice That never changes Despite its lilting intensity When its frigid teeth Bite into our flesh Gnawing and tearing At the earth with an Almost carnivorous intensity Unrelenting ‘Til its bosom heaves On a satisfied breath Is it greed? Perhaps the sins Thought to have… Continue reading Heart of Nature

Poetry

Serpent’s Disguise

Reptilian scales shifted Like sequins shimmering Beneath the pellucid flesh Of your mouth Mesmerizingly twisted With benevolent charm Shrouding malevolent gleams Of fangs behind your perfect Cupid’s bow Holding back the arrow Of your split tongue Dipped in silver Slithering smooth Over sultry rhyme Almost hypnotizing reason Pierced through the heart But the venom Only… Continue reading Serpent’s Disguise

Poetry

The Renegade

When imagination crumbles And falls away Into the biting dust of rubble Scattered through The endless grey void Of mindless, formless matter The renegade rises From the uncharted depths within Beyond the feared abyss Where thoughts have never ventured To face long decayed carrion Dried bones of old memories Gnawed through by inner demons But… Continue reading The Renegade