War Zone

Should I walk away as your fire burns me? Not even touching you, I smolder. This *Aegis shield I wear is my frigid icy stare. Keep your distance. Beware. This battle of right… Continue reading

Chimerical Lake (For Eilidh)

I’ll drink from a chimerical lake, let fantasies swirl inside, surge joy into a stagnant heart once cloaked in melancholy skies. I’ll feel the rush of the wind stretch sails taut and tight.… Continue reading

Oxygen Deprived

Ceased circulation restricted air to all things. Thinkers now extinct.   This haiku was inspired by the creative and beguiling Scooj and his poem, “State Employment.”   

Five Haiku Poems – Love Bugs (For Zoe)

A Love Bug bit me! Its toxin flows in my veins – Making me dizzy. Insane in the brain. Body is fevered and blushed – Skin drenched and teeth clenched. Longing to be… Continue reading

3 Haiku Poems – Unshaded

  Emotions tethered. All my life, I’ve walked the Earth. My pace was measured. What is this that beats when for so long all was still? My chilled heart now leaps. Shadows have… Continue reading

50-Word Story: Hauntings (For Toni & Vern)

He never really left. His clothes and belongings were gone. Yet, every time I made tea or pet the cat, he sat there. Every time I bathed, his hands were soaping me. Having… Continue reading

Three Haiku Poems – Broodish

Loneliness will sit over our roofs with brooding wings. Bram Stoker, Dracula Loneliness will sit in a corner of my room – brooding and childish. She’ll rock in my chair – combing droopy… Continue reading

Blue – Inspired by Ali’s Art – FREE GIVEAWAY!

Blue lives with me here. He likes to frown and sip tea that’s made from my tears. By Poet Rummager Fabulous Event Contributors When I’m in motion, I can express my emotion. But… Continue reading

Cyber Seas

I’ll send you my best thoughts and be kind. Your shadows I’ll tuck away. I don’t know how to ease your mind, or what words I can possibly say. Yet, here we can… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: Mask to Skin (For Carrie)

I take off my mask and touch the wounds in my soul. Light shines through the holes. Pain now transparent, I see varied shades of red. Bleeding is widespread. Blood pools on the… Continue reading