Tag: Loss

Scattered Petals

gone in exile without the one who kissed me all over- broken sunflower                                           © Chèvrefeuille Advertisements

Saudade

  Saudade lurks in shadows dancing caressing this barren heart with icy fingers searing hot tears scalding cold cheeks and I am alone in this storm of grief

Azure Blue

I thought I saw you in the clouds floating in an azure sky but it was only my memories playing tricks on me

The Heart

I never knew you were broken until it was too late ©2018 Linda Lee Lyberg

If You Should

And if you should forget me I’ll be the whispering wind calling to you from across the sea caressing fragrant skin

Waiting for Death

She perches in a crook of the mesquite tree with the gnarled bark surrounding her. A brilliant flash of green with a rosy face. There is an aura about her, eyes once alert to every move now glazed, beseeching. A black crow sits above…

Tender Notes

Together we were a thousand tears falling in the starry universe tempting sweet flowers to bloom, and songbirds to croon

The Path

And when she arises from her watery grave, in a smoky swirl above the calm frigid lake she walks with him along a familiar trodden path, feeling his heavy sadness and hot bitter wrath for being forsaken.  

Weight

Burdened by the weight of a thousand petaled thoughts mired in muddy memories of a love lost…

In My Dreams

“We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.” Judy Garland In my dreams you are there, dark silhouette of a man my sleeping eyes flutter to the hammering beat of the song you…

#Senryu: Emptiness

where his head once lay

Mis-Step

“I feel my failure intensely as if it were a vital organ.”– Jim Harrison I searched for you today but it seems you’ve gone away, leaving naught but stepping-stones of failure in your wake for we were but a beautiful mistake.

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