Trace My Face

Daily Prompt: Trace   I trace the lines of my face, Putting all of the contours in place, And I look at the artwork on mirrored glass, No, artwork it is not, I’m not that crass.   Nose, underscored by mustache hair. Beard bristling, long, bushy and full, Blacks, reds, blonds, one white hair in […]

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I Won’t Know

Can I say that I’ve been in love? That I’ve swam in that chaotic ocean? Given up peace and released the dove? Life standing still, a ceasing of motion?   Would I know it, if I’ve been in love? I don’t know… I doubt I ever will, Until it’s time for me to go.

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Radiate In All Your Ways

via Daily Prompt: Radiate Dedicated to a friend I’m always happy to see, even though they’re seldom seen. |——————————————————–| You radiate light like the sun, Despite all of the damage done. Burning, dazzling, blinding, Hurting, bleeding, crying.   Even when you’re dark and on the run, You radiate a glow no one else seems to […]

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Moonlight Sonata

I’ve been looking for the moon, Searching for my guiding light, Where has the moonlight gone? Why are you hiding from me tonight? Only the stars are out to play, While I strum my piddly moonlight sonata, Horizon marching towards the day, Will this song become a toccata?

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The Things I Know

If you knew the things I know, Would you still be around? Be around allowing friendship to grow, Or would you burn the ground, On which I stand, And mark me with a cursed brand?   If you knew the skeletons I keep, Would you have a bone to pick with me? Break my bones, […]

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Hit Home

Life hanging by a thread, In a garden somewhere in Seattle. Did you hear the sound it made, As the poor slave lost the battle?   We heard it for many years, But never heard the cries of pain, Until it was much too late, Our Spartacus has been slain.   Growing up, Hearing the […]

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Simply Bored

I haven’t been feeling myself as of late, I’ve felt erratic, depressed, anxious, even sedate. Talking about my problems helps, I have someone who listens to me, at least.   I’ve reduced my information stimuli, To help achieve some peace of mind, And it’s helped a little, I think it has, This past weekend… shame […]

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Stifled

Always stifled in expressing myself, Rarely found a safe place to be me, Placing my inner being on a high shelf, Out of reach, but where I can still see. I grow tired of holding myself inside, It really is exhausting this façade I made, Tired long before this month of May, My walls are […]

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That Dairy Air

I wakeup in the dark morning hours, Hall light burning my eyes, My mouth tasting sour, But it’s Monday, a good day of the week, After a weekend away from the love I seek, The love I seek is you, Wally World, Although you’re quite cold to me now, That’s simply fine, that’s fair, I […]

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