Tag: Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

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…

Breathless

“I’ve dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas: they’ve gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.”― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights In these dreams, I write in colors I’ve…

Stark Array

Surrounded by petrichor of tranquil rain as it mingled with fragrance of wet rosesmy soul awakens, reminiscing love’s kissglistening raindrops cooling hot tearsstars in our eyes falling, falling downFrom threatening skies ~Hearts cloaked in heavy perfume of flowersat our feet in stark array, drifting…

Remembrance

“Tonight I can smell the season the way it’s usually only possible to at the very first moments of its return, before you’re used to it, when you’ve forgotten its smell, then there it is back in the air and the flow of things…

Copper Burnished Autumn

“Do you know what the earth meditates upon in autumn?”- Pablo Neruda When autumn’s burnished light drifts across the garden, copper shadows stagger onto the littered pathI ponder what leaves are feeling as they scatter at my feetDo they know their life is over…

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