Tag: Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

Quiescent Summer

Scorching summer did not come calling as it has in years past instead, it seemed to sneak in with quiet rustling feetbetween long shadows dancing on seeded rye grassand red-ripe tomatoes hanging heavy on the vine. The buttery summer squash gleams in brilliant sunits…

Fragile Beauty

It was only a summer day much like this When you took that final breath and drifted awayThe birds were singing as if nothing significant happenedThe nascent breeze meandered through the gardenThe blood red roses didn’t wither and blackenThe sun kept on shining with…

This Body Mine

You will not break methose that came before you triedThe dark man with black eyes‘It’s for your own good’as he raised his deformed handpurple bruised skinhe tried to whip me into submission —for I was not his child the damage he inflictedmore mental than…

When Pink Fish Fly

He rides his wooden horse to nowhere the boy who would be king of kings sitting alone in the shadowed room dreaming his fanciful dreams. And in his dreams he sees her as she is now a delicate woman-child with ruby-red wings embracing her…

The Innocent and the Damned

What choice is this to make, to take another’s life to sustain my own? Caught between steel blade and grey stone, an innocent white lamb and the devil’s own the path is strewn with littered bones no beauty here only cankered moonstonesleft poisoned, tainted…

A Kiss in Moonlight

Moonlit path tempts with a tranquil vibe for a languid stroll under September skies as tree swallows serenade from fresh forsythia burnished red from cool nights and sunlit days Our hands entwined, we pause beneath the cloistered canopy of the brilliant Scarlet Maple dressed…

Contemplation on a Spring Morn

A man and his dog, hearts fierce and strong sit in contemplation on a gorgeous morn while shadows play across each face as they enjoy this magnificent day The dog content to be by his side, the man grateful for all in his lifeWeathered…

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