Category: Poem

Staring into the Gulf 0

Confusing Words

I often confuse words Pray – prey Accept – except Love – need You can teach me the difference I will not learn I prey, except me for my mistakes And remember that whatever...

Waiting Girl 0

Waiting Girl

I hope to love a New York girl For she sat alone and sad So I pledge her, my heart And a union that would last But slowly she shook her head And so...

Sea 0

Sea

I stand side by side your waters Hearing nurture’s rippling waves Trembling, looking upon you I stand unafraid, cascading like a sparkling vision of spring flowers thriving in the mist of summers rain Vivid...

Sunrise 0

Let Me Fall in Your Sleep

In nothingness There I reside Always falling, falling softly, in daydreams and lilac Under, and over and everly, listen I am moonlight through waters of love and submission Where tranquil pools of lavender are...

Common Tongue 0

Tongue Tied

We all draw from the same pile, Scoop up our words with practiced ease and Feel them time-smoothed, Ringing with the movement of other tongues. They make such varied shapes; Edging out patterns of...

Sombre Sky Sailor 0

Sombre Sky Sailor

I imagined his ghost standing and waving from the docks As I sailed into the sky With my heart in pandora’s box Joining my scarred sword Unspoken words Velvet riding cape And caged birds...

Haibun Poem, Cup of Tea, Cup of Coffee 1

Cup of Tea, Cup of Coffee

Haibun Poem   Eighteen years earlier across the pond, a cup of hot Earl Grey tea. Hot bitter-sweetness spreads out from the first sip. Daylight fills the living room through cream curtains. The hum...