Tag: #poetry

Alora

Photo by Bicanski on Pixnio I dreamed my body was mine againwith no memories weighing me downno jagged scars marring my alabaster skinno mortal wounds unleashed beneath. And as I descended further into this ghostly maze,I found myself wielding long shimmering bladesUnlike anything I’ve… Continue Reading “Alora”

Saved by Grace

“The salvation of man is through love and in love” ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning There was a moment in my lifewhen quiet hallowed chambersof an old church became my sanctuary. Dusky sunlight fell across a scarred plank floorthrough blood-stained windows where-The body of… Continue Reading “Saved by Grace”

Did I

“How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true; But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face.” ― William Butler Yeats, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats I carry sorrow in my bones… Continue Reading “Did I”

The First Time

“The older I get, the more I see there are these crevices in life where things fall in and you just can’t reach them to pull them back out. So you can sit next to them and weep or you can get up and… Continue Reading “The First Time”

Morning Tears

“The morning was full of sunlight and hope.” ― Kate Chopin, The Awakening Morning tears and last night’s rainWhite jasmine dripping with dewA lazy snail saunters, sipping fresh waterAs hummingbirds dip their beaks deepInto throats of yellow trumpetsWhile early sun peeks through uncertain cloudsWondering if more rain… Continue Reading “Morning Tears”

Lower Than Angels

“Nobody’s perfect. We’re all just one step up from the beasts and one step down from the angels.” ― Jeannette Walls, Half Broke Horses We sit under a tarnished copper suntethered to stones of transgressionsfor the sins of our ancestors are scars we bearwith every sunrise, with… Continue Reading “Lower Than Angels”

With One Final Breath

“When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.”  ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and… Continue Reading “With One Final Breath”

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