Category: Poetry

A Woman Blessed

“And she was fair as is the rose in May.” –Geoffrey Chaucer Sunshine glows on fair skinLights her face with joy- for though Life has dealt her countless blows She rises above the noise Weathering sunshine or rainShe inherited the strength of a woman… Continue Reading “A Woman Blessed”

Driving to Church

“When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.”  ― Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak At fourteen, you don’t think too much about death;but then there are days it kicks you in the gut. Riding to a church meeting with my best friendher mom… Continue Reading “Driving to Church”

Lipstick on Broken Glass

“Love! Love until the night collapses!” ― Pablo Neruda Let me go mad –While the sun sits pretty in autumn sky Let me raise my glass –to a long life all these years gone by Let me drift away- with falling stars on an obscure night… Continue Reading “Lipstick on Broken Glass”

In The Distance

From far in the distanceCrashing waves careenOn a starlit rocky shore- His lantern lights the paththrough rustling grass And shifting sandsDown to the ocean’s floor, For he hears the call of sirensBewitching his lonesome heart‘Come and suffer nevermore.’ dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille

#Haibun: The Path I Walk

I am always filled with apprehension this time of year. Even though I love fall and all the wonderful joys it brings, the season still fills me with dread.The reason for my apprehension is one many women can sympathize with. I was diagnosed with… Continue Reading “#Haibun: The Path I Walk”

Blinding Light

Those momentswhen the mirror is clearare like chasing black crowswith my piercing eagle eyesgleaming with clarity. Tomorrow’s news will comebut the longer I live, our futurebecomes less, for there isa torrent of chaotic madness When a true path forward becomes lostall bright dreams of… Continue Reading “Blinding Light”

Gone

“She’s mad, but she’s magic. There’s no lie in her fire.”  ― Charles Bukowski Among the silk grey ashesa blackened locket liesfilled with eternal promisesof a full and loving life But when the Santa Anaslit up the fiery western sky,all that was left of themwas… Continue Reading “Gone”

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