Month: April 2018

Minstrel’s Lullaby

Complexion of starlight and hair cut from the cloth of night, her eye ever-watching me. Cold as the bitter chill, only she has warmed my body. I’ve serenaded the women of this world, with her as my only muse; a siren that sings to my heart and wrecks my soul. I have grown to love…

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Farewell National Poetry Month

I lived as Hemingway, writing and drinking with cats around me. I’ve sobered and said my, “Farewell to Arms.” What? Were you expecting, “The Old man and the Sea?”   I was paranoid like Poe, always looking over my shoulder— over the façade I wore. Finding tragedy in beauty, I wrote, and I wrote— embracing…

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Gypsy Fashionista

Halter top and dreadlocks, bedazzled with Forget-Me-Nots. Your manicured heart and pedicured soul, have caught my thoughts   You permeate with colors, dancing alongside others. The wind plays with your hair and the ground catching your steps— my heart speaks and stutters.   Teach me to be free, but your caravan readies to leave. Will…

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Keeper of the Lights

Behind the drapes of night, stands a single candle, Keeper of the Lights. Stars marvel at what they see. A soul, braving the elements risking mortality. Keeper of the Lights, “Help guide me! I’m lost! I can’t return to my family!” The Keeper of the Lights, speaks not a word. Extending its hand, to a…

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