Category: Poetry

White Hot Blue

“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”  ― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets My brothers call me Sam, I’m the only girl in a swollen sea of musk scented testosterone Raised in a house full of grimy blacksmithsStriking… Continue Reading “White Hot Blue”

In Response to The One Truth

“I see today that everyone on earth wants the answer to the same question but none has the language to ask it.”– Jim Harrison The One Truth I want to ask the moonhow many lovers she has had forI know it must be manywith… Continue Reading “In Response to The One Truth”

The Bookbinder

In my aging calloused hands I’ve held the words of many a restless dreamer from true historians to fantasy fairy tales to rebellious poets and mystery characters I’ve read the words of humble Buddha, and heraldic stories of epic proportions and traveled uncivilized countries through the eyes of adventurous explorers… Continue Reading “The Bookbinder”

Random Blossoms

Farewell to Spring blossoms from randomly sown seedsWith showy clusters of pink flowers atop leafy spiked stemsBright splashes of cool fuchsia among yellows and greensBeguiling honeybees heavy with pollen on their hairy kneesAnd golden skippers flitting on the fragrant breeze dVerse: Quadrille #127- Sowing… Continue Reading “Random Blossoms”

On a Wing and a Prayer

Dancing on a tightrope of dreams and realityTap, tap, tapping on a thin graphite beamWhere everything and nothing is as it seems Blinded by wispy veils of silken hair Swirling in a stubborn stormy breezeWearing old hurts and deep painful scarsCrying with remorse for… Continue Reading “On a Wing and a Prayer”

We, The Dreamers

Let the flyleaf of April reflect without another backward glance masala mysteries hidden in every ardent word written Traversing obscure burly wood bridgesunder clear lapis lazuli skies while We, the dreamers romance the restless wordswith hot pink beauty or dark orchid grief Our hearts emblazoned on parchmentour souls… Continue Reading “We, The Dreamers”

Farewell to Spring

A creamy moon rises in a periwinkle skyBidding a fond farewell to mulberry springWhile diamond flecked stars shoot from the skyFlying foxes and night hawks take swift wing Bidding a fond farewell to mulberry springAs summer warmth threatens a chilly breezeFlying foxes and night… Continue Reading “Farewell to Spring”

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