Tag: Poetry

Mom

Lily sits alone, fighting shadows under the shade of the pine tree.   She wore a tweed skirt today, looking sexy, but her mom called her a slut and pushed her down the staircase.   What a dangerous game she’s playing; if she’s not…

Hidden Truth

Take a pill to swallow the crazy

Burying You

And yet I stand here, Trapped   Surrounded on all Four Sides With reminders of you   Staring me down Telling me it’s Time to let go   Photo Credit: Ellieboat via Compfight cc

Enough

I stand here in the rain watching you run so you don’t get your hair wet. Such a difference between us. All the time- making it seem like there is no reason for what I do. But I love it. All the droplets falling…

Monster

Love knows no bounds

Medicine

The dizziness overwhelms And she finds it hard to take a step   Not ready to let go of the banister to Stand on her own two feet   The nausea comes next In waves   Sort of like pregnancy But there’s nothing to…

The Ones We Leave Behind

Just whispers in the night After they’ve helped us Bury the body. Dirty hands so raw, Cracked and bleeding Heavy breathing, Once it’s complete Collapse in the snow And stare up at the Howling moon. I left you there, Your image fading into the…

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