Tag Archive: Etsy

Fremescent (For Julie)

Silence isn’t my friend – although you’d never know it. Outwardly, I can be quiet. What does it matter what you’ve said, when there’s so much screaming going on in my own head?… Continue reading

Haiku Poems: Grip (For Samantha)

I’ll be your mermaid – swimming into the deepest depths of your blue sea. Your current pulls me. Like tentacles of a squid, you enwrap and grip. Excitement tingles – sharp stings from… Continue reading

Dare (For Gabi & Magalí)

When I close my eyes, my mind blossoms. Dreams I dare not pen take hold of my hand, and lead me into enlightened lands. ∼∼∼∼∼∼∼∼∼∼ My poem was inspired by Poe’s brilliant words:… Continue reading

Scarred Walls (For Talissa & Ivor)

Memories of you and me in this room. Did the walls bear witness to every whisper, every moan? Secrets in hearts forever entombed in pulsating chambers. Our lies inscribed on scarred walls of… Continue reading

Three Haiku Poems – Don’t Feed Them (For Ryn)

I smile as they starve. Their bones protruding from skin. I’m hungry, they scream. I watch them grow small. Not one crumb from me again. They hunger for pain. I’ve dug them a… 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

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

Ferocious – Inspired by Jodi’s Monsters

I’ll be your love monster. Ferocious in my hugs for you. Little nibbling bites here and there – on your earlobes, too. I’ll roar on mountaintops. I’ll roar on seashores. I’ll roar from… Continue reading