Tagged: poem 9

Clock Time 0

Diminishing Time

The signs of age appear for the first time I am faced with physical restrictions that will only deteriorate from here Dulled pains making me irritable altering my states of mind making me say...

Sun in the Park 0

A Collection of Short Poems

Another Angle Wind loops through the rain. Dark, grey, cloudy silence. No more rocks, worms, and twisted corners to battle with. The sky will be blue from another angle.   Mist It falls, soft...

Sad Girl 0

The Reckoning

I did what my mother and her mother done before me… sit down… shut up! Just listen; stay in your place… your worth is no more than your race. Tears fell from fear, deceived…...

Path in the Mountains 0

Too Much Murakami

I’ve fallen down a well, Descending through stretching darkness The mysteries of the universe flashing past me Like road signs, Too fast to read. And I could fall forever, Feel the cool comfort 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...

Snow Girl 0

Out of… (Ordinary’s Reckoning)

Deal… deal, deal, deal Come, be a perfect excuse to stay outside fear’s halo shhh! On your tiptoes, now plie, demi-point turn toward blackened fireplace blow kisses in cold air while suitable mates trudge...

The Sand Pear 2

The Sand Pear

The sun has descended Jersey’s belly as I climb the hill to home. A cold front presses Liberty Street. An old woman flaps beneath a flood of light like moth stripped of a wing...