Part 2: Smoking Words

Photo by Rafael Guajardo on Pexels.com I drag on the words that you utter like a chain smoker pulling on a lit cigarette. Blowing circles in midair that send loose lips spiraling into a distant sea. Your vowels are ashed on the cusp of me. But I take the burns and watch the gray matter … Continue reading Part 2: Smoking Words

Standing At The Cusp

Photo by S Migaj on Pexels.com We're just now seeing the ball of glowing fire Rising over the mountain top The red light is bright but nothing like fluorescence It stings the eyes, it lights up the world, It electrifies the soul, it burns out of control The shinning rays touching cold skin gives the … Continue reading Standing At The Cusp

Smile Anyway

Photo by Pok Rie on Pexels.com We once sat on the shore or maybe But that time has passed And a fresh tide washes sand off the soles Of sun burned feet Running against the strong breeze There is no looking back No questioning yesterday Only forward movement Locked eyes fade to subtle glances Broken … Continue reading Smile Anyway

Togetherness

This poem is featured in my new book Bright Side of the Pale Moon which is now available on Amazon. Togetherness We are made for each other Like peanut butter and jelly on buttered toast Wind blowing through the sails of a wooden boat A nonprofit with a mission predicated on hope Two star crossed … Continue reading Togetherness

Burned Fantasy

Photo by Rostislav Uzunov on Pexels.com Burned Fantasy dark green eyes tell jealous tales of love stolen turned into a heart broken but time turns resentment numb as feelings of peace and exstacy return to a person forgotten in exchange for a lesson learned a dreamer slighted and a fantasy land burned Love always, Esha … Continue reading Burned Fantasy