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Window Pane

In utterance my quill scribes, Deepening dark romance  And footsteps meandering On cold stones of my fame.  Chilling the ink within my well Of swallows without voices And yellowing of my tomes, Sensuality betaking my soul. Night the halos sighed  Bequeathing me your splendor, Whispering translation of your love, Smiles returning my way. Then you cast off to greener lays,...Read On

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Delicate Movements

I'll hear you calling out to me no matter where I am, the voice that can pass through walls, flicker among the candle's glowing wick before spreading deep below to crack through winter's ice. Marking the places we've imprinted entire lives on, lived before and after one another, energies that are the pieces we gave of ourselves, memory's residues mingling to make our shared worlds. ...Read On

11

Have You Heard The News?

Have you heard the news, Spreading through the streets? Young Mary-Kate's had a man betwixt the sheets! They say young Tom, To whom she's betrothed, Found him in there in just his underclothes! The poor young lad, His 'art is broke, 'Tis a downright shame - he's a right top bloke! Now young Mary-Kate, She's lost both men, 'Cos she went and told both that she loved only them. ...Read On

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The Sadness is Here Again

It's a happy time of the year,  I know you're busy at your job. For me there's lots of tears, You act like a complete snob. You shut down and run out of here, Do you even care how I feel? You're like a magician and disappear, For me it's an emotional ordeal. I say it doesn't bother me, What am I supposed to say? Your actions hurt to some degree, These are the days, I want to runaway. ...Read On

13

Fragile and Broken

I never asked

I never asked for anything, I really didn't want you to know. Didn't want a commitment, Wanted to take it real slow. Just wanted for us to talk, To share and to learn. To become friends we could count on Before anything else would burn. I didnt want a week or a month, No, I wanted so much more. Wanted to build something to last. Something we could hold on to. Wasn't...Read On

18

Frozen

I'm frozen. I cannot be thawed, It's forever winter for me. For my heart has been overtaken. I cannot feel my hands, They have stuck to my sides. My feet have stuck to the ground, I have lost all I loved. My soul speaks to no one, There's no one for me to miss. All have gone away, My mind is forever in stasis....Read On

6

Shards Of Glass

a few words about broken dreams

It is all just broken shards of glass now. The colors that shone so brightly are dull and dead. The patterns had made such beautiful images, how I miss them. Each image was a promise of endless bright days and nights to come. Now it’s just a jumble of jagged lines. There is no one with me to hear, but I bravely speak. “I should pick them up, try to clean up the mess.” I try, but they cut...Read On

6

My Bell Not Rung

Within cornices my established plum,  Nestled about my bookshop nest,  In sanity my bell not rung,  Melancholia the whippoorwill tweet. In scintilla my scribing ink flows, Fantasia of the erotic choir fold With kisses of sweet peppermint, Clanging the hour of hanging moss Scoring my writ of sensuality, Courtier of composing quill, Sweeping desires in my lust, Tiara Askew, my...Read On

4

Prisms

If the moment arrives where our hands unclasp, I would rather see you leave without a word, to never once glance back at the embers covering me as you exit. I would memorize everything, dissect every syllable and pause when your eyes could no longer meet where mine have always remained. Looking for possible codes and clues, buried like poisoned roots spreading. Turning every hallway...Read On

11

How Can It Be Me?

How can it be me, When I don't know where I stand? How can it be me, When I shy away from love's demand? How can it be me, That you choose to call your love? How can it be me, When I stop my good for bad? How can it be me, When I have gone wrong before? How can it be me, That deserves such love from you? How can it be me? Because darling, I just don't see....Read On

19

They Are My Feelings

Why is trust so lightly valued. So easily tossed. Into the wind. It takes but a callous comment, To hurt a feeling Or trample a heart. Maybe it should not have been So easily given, Right from the very start. When asked to stop! When hope is involved. To have those tender feelings Brandished about, Like a useless old rag. There is something precious lost, Never to...Read On

17

Like Prometheus

You would affront the Gods?

Warily you wander Much fonder to believe No conjurer can deceive Your heart cast in stone Alone, your defenses Inured by pretenses I cannot resist And insist that you yield To the magic I wield I cast an eye So wry, to be your foil Like a snake, you coil I lie in wait To sate your smolder If you would be but bolder I watch you rise So wise to my wiles You will truck no denials ...Read On

6

Stellaire

The ever recurring cycle of the heart

I am cosmic dust I spread across the sky You are a glowing nebula Your beauty makes me cry I’ll be a brown dwarf I’ll not be seen, nor be heard You are a twinkling pulsar In heavenly tales, you’ll be referred Of you, murals they’d paint You’d brighten up their lives Of me, they take no prisoners And thus cast me to one side The warmth you bring to me The way...Read On

9

Alone

Alone under a tree Time passes by As I wait for you To return. You promised me forever You said, you would be true Where have you gone I wish I knew Cologne on the wind As the leaves rustle above Voice lingering in my ear You are everywhere but here You said, twelve It’s half past one I guess I have lost You for good Please, come back to me Love me, like you said You...Read On

8

Carried Away

Sometimes I wonder where my love went When they were carried away, Wondered if their heart found Somewhere new to play. I look at things they love, See tears in my eyes, Touching at memories, Glancing over subtle lies. I remember the boat they left on, Sailing away into the sun, Promising times would follow, And they would be having so much fun. Sometimes I wonder if my love...Read On

7

Somniloquy On A Midwinter's Eve

Sonnet #5: In trimeter and Spencerian rhyme

Shivering, reviling Fading horrid nightmares, Shoot straight upright, smiling. Lust, love, and dear despair Rendered naked and bare, Lurk beneath Winter's ice- Trapped in nearest nowhere. Just a roll of the dice From wine and sacrifice, A grand soliloquy- Apologies, paradise. Purest ventriloquy. Heat within burns again, Pricks like pins, tastes...Read On

17

Numbness

Nothing really matters since you've been gone. Only numbness remains, A reminder of once was between us. I've given up all hope of your return. Vague memories form and take shape, Before dissipating entirely. It feels so long ago now. The sound of your voice, I can barely remember. I see you have a new love now. Does she know about me? I know you act nonchalantly, I...Read On

9

Unit

I thought that you knew, We worked better as a unit, Two of us as one, Not adding a stupid third wheel. Its like when you learn to ride a bike, (Cough)   Not  when you become one, Your training wheels are good to start, But eventually two wheels is enough. Like a plug and a socket, A necklace and a locket, Two things fit together just right, Kind of like a switch and a light. So...Read On

10

The Soldier and the Lady

a reworked traditional tale, or song for Christmas...a time for love x

Beneath a spreading Christmas tree, A little soldier stood, And the little soldier kept watch from, The turrets made of wood. And as the children played around, The spreading Christmas tree, The little soldier kept watch, As still as he could be. And far across the room, One little child took hold, Of a little dancing lady, All dressed in clothes of gold. When the clock...Read On

6

A kiss

One single kiss is all I need

A kiss is all that I desire, a simple brush of lips, as I caress your smiling face with gentle finger tips. I glide those fingers 'cross your cheek and o'er your risen chin, then down your sweet and slender neck, your cool and perfect skin. Your eyes are closed, your heart beats fast, my breath upon your face, as I edge slowly closer, 'til your lips and mine embrace. I draw your...Read On

8

Bonnie Lee

Caressing words like cherubs sing of Bonnie Lee and the musing sea, bring to me sensuality in prose the beauty of life in my etchings. As mountain-falls cascade springs and mist of dew at my fingertips, visions of our long-ago  on tomorrows paradise shore, we will kiss forever more and embrace my Bonnie Lee....Read On

9

When You Weren't Here

Thinking of an online lover who wasn't signed on

It's been a few days now A busy time of year And I've missed you I signed on Hoping to say hello To catch up To smile To laugh Perhaps more? Passing a little time Reading some stories Thinking of our own Our first time The sharing Of secrets Shifting boundaries Over time New adventures That sometimes  Surprise us The comfort  Of sameness But each time  Still special  In...Read On

25

Your Rosebud Lips Wore Pink

A true love.

I spotted you across the room; your wide smile drew me in. I watched you for a short while, your face, your eyes, your grin. Your eyes sparkled in the dim light, your rosebud lips wore pink. Your hair danced when you looked my way I caught your eye, I winked. A wink is such a simple thing, yet made you notice me. If you would care to be my friend, I would grasp the...Read On

11

In the Eye of the Storm

Here you’ll find me, Waiting in the eye of the storm, Here you’ll find me, Waiting because that’s my norm. I hope you bring safety, To keep away the pain, I hope you bring safety, Because alone I can’t take the strain. Maybe I’m wrong, Maybe I’m right, Maybe I’m wrong, Help me through the night. I beg you give love, Because I’m running low, I beg you give love, I can’t...Read On

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Clinging

I find myself clinging onto you, Onto everything you are, Everything you were, Everything I miss. You have moved on, Yet my heart is stuck, And that it something, I cannot defeat. I gave everything I was to you, For you, In the hope of you, And now I am lost. So I cling to the memory, Of you, You I still love, Though you no longer love me. You let go of everything we were,...Read On

8

Salt Of My Spice

Dusk of the coming soon-moon And shadows of nearing dark, Give me comfort of beams In hollows of returning swallows Of my musty bookshop and reams. My soul untethered of bounds  And mind liberated from decisions, In verse my pen sails On paper of coming tomorrows And salt of my spice be.  Darkness I hark prose of tales Beneath candles of lit wick,  In reality I stand my...Read On

10

The Shattered Gem

Most pleasing to the eye and the soul. Your entry was like a swan, pearl-like  on a glimmering pond. Gliding your way into my heart as a friend and a jewel to be treasured. Polishing your luster so it sparkled with a purpose. For I knew that you were delicate and needed tender care. I was there. Time, time was never a worry as your worth was beyond measure on earthly scales. I...Read On

4

Sentinels

We're more than just a simple collection  of skin and synapses reacting to one another,  more than the blackness sweeping over  after a star's collapse. After a constellation enfolds,  you are the burst of light,  existing only in a space of seconds,  to cover me with your radiance  and the vapors lacing the still air. The beauty we make together may not stop  time's violent bloom...Read On

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Falling Star

I am falling for a fallen star, That I watch burn through the night past me, A light so bright and enticing, That I cannot look away. A light like the sun, But not painful to the eyes, Years of love gone on, Years of watching over us. It is not every day you see a falling star, Nor every day you fall, Like a whole new dimension, Or compass-bearing. The enormity of this...Read On

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Now in the Winter of My Life

Sometimes memories are all that is left...

Now, in the winter of my life, I look back over our years together  We have raised our children to adulthood We learned to communicate without words  A glance, a smile, a wink and holding hands  A soft touch on my shoulder or back Your lips on my warm cheek, or your fingers  Brushing back a stray lock of my hair  A quick pinch or pat on my derriere’ Our expectations and...Read On