Author: VK Lynne

Discovery Poem 0

Mapmaker

Discovery Poem   The horizon, a straight black line, cut a diameter across her pupils. The land, neither lush nor barren, stretched out seamlessly. No path, road, or signpost marred the view. She clenched...

poem about guidance 1

The Machine

Poem   The slow spinning cycle turns, And the needle quivers its way back To true north. This machine of mediation Weathers the winds and rains Of inevitability On sunny days of serenity Its...

failure poem 0

Burned Down

Poem   Dark and murky, seeping under doors and into the soul, the smell that awakens memory, and bittersweet air of loss. Warm and sticky, it curls around the heart and grips her, makes...

poem about pain 0

Monster

Poem   Even if I’d set out to intentionally create a source of pain, I couldn’t have done better. Because it never really leaves, it only lessens, Becomes distracted by a leg cramp here,...

sad love poem 0

Breath

Poem   Sometimes I forget to breathe, But that’s not true. In reality, I just stop sometimes; I think about you and Pause my processes Close my eyes Grieve the losses And a bit...

losing love poems 0

Anna

Poem   All at once, you were someone else. I nearly introduced myself. I wondered at the child before me- A child. My God, had it always been so? Had the wine been that...

By Any Other Name 0

By Any Other Name

Poem   True, it hadn’t grown a sleek, tall stem. The delicate petals, though vibrant, were easily torn. And thorns…well, who knew they would sprout? Yet it bloomed, against all odds. We furtively watered...

poem about giving up 0

Good Night

Poem   It’s a good night to die. The weather is fine, And the battle in my brain will not ever subside, My God, it’s a good night to die. It’s a good night...