Tag: Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

kitchen stripping

Appealing tangerine peeling Revealing its tender flesh to the airAs the aroma of crisp citrus rushes in The fools stop and stare At the nakedness of the fruit Following suit the lacy fern Sits in the sunny window Pushing forth and unfurling Its alien…

What does it all mean?

If truth be told, my quiet life today Is not so varied from beforeSpending each precious day with my dog Writing lyrical poems, the occasional sound Of my own voice reading the words to himDoes he understand my meaning? I take a stroll in…

Mother Earth

I’ve walked this familiar street before Where silence reigns and the only companions My dog and the melodic singing of the mockingbird My feet tread lightly here, for there is nothing to fearAs I pause to watch a swallowtail floatingOn this glorious morning’s zephyr…

Scarlet Flax

April dawns with scattered clouds Obscuring the daybreak sun March’s roaring lion lingers on In brisk breezy morning air I find myself pondering What this new spring will bringFor I am a fool who believes In the beauty of small things And today among…

Party of One

And I beg of you, what is the shape of the journey When death comes calling, pleading, greeting us in the thin place between what’s real and what isn’t. Is death round as a wispy dandelion, blowing away in a gentle breeze, happy and…

For Eternity

I want to gaze for eternityupon your molten copper eyes under pale moonlight. I want to hear your lion’s heart beatcalming the thump, thump, thumping of my fractured heart’s song. I want to feel the heat of your handswarming my frightened body, burning fire…

Succumb

Death- I will not float into your arms just yet although I know there is a vastness to explore brilliant sea- green depths in which to plungeAnd yes! Though you entice me with your calm,I still want the uncertainty of a breathless life. I…

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: