Witches Brew

31 of 31 OctPoWriMo Short days and long nights I’ve gathered ingredients It’s time to cast spells Combine tongue, eye, tooth, ear, spleen Chant a Happy Halloween ~ Tanka I’d like to send a special shout out to my fellow October Poetry writers for their encouragement, support, expertise, and for being my source of inspiration! AndContinue reading “Witches Brew”


White on white translucent black capes Back on the rack Bela lugosi’s dead The bats have left the bell tower The victims have been bled Red velvet lines the black box Bela lugosi’s dead Undead undead undead The virginal brides file past his tomb Strewn with time’s dead flowers Bereft in deathly bloom Alone inContinue reading “Undead”


28 of 31 OctPorWriMo When times are tough and it’s difficult to cope Living with wrenching hardships, loosing control All that’s left to do is hold on tight to hope   Struggling through the daily chores that take a toll Angst with meeting everyone else’s simple needs Disappointment and despair takes a strong hold  Continue reading “Hope”

Dancing With Fire

27 of 31 OctPoWriMO It’s late, but on time 🙂 Little Tommy had always been mentally afflicted Twice he was arrested and then later committed In a crowded institution that granted his release Sent him out with a bottle of pills into society Without any shelter to go or a place to call a homeContinue reading “Dancing With Fire”


  25 of 31 OctPoWriMo Slithering around on the floor The cold tiles soothed the heat Calmed by my own heart beat I heard a faint knock at my door Begging in the distance, please  ~ I knew there was no one there It was my conscious fooling me I didn’t need to get upContinue reading “Venomous”

The Masquerade

21 of 31 OctPoWriMo It’s heavier than you might think continually holding this mask chasing my dreams and afraid to blink determined to carry out this task Arms grow heavy and weak after weeks of clutching this pointless disguise pushing limits exploring new techniques longing to drop it, but know it’s not wise Wearing anContinue reading “The Masquerade”

Paid The Price

19 of 31 OctPoWriMo She asked him nicely to stay On her knees she begged please Don’t leave me and go away He insisted and took leave Left standing there alone She fell to the floor, wept Vulnerable and prone Saw it clearly as she slept Without any delay Revenge was to be claimed ActionsContinue reading “Paid The Price”


18 of 31 OctPoWriMo Headless Horseman riding by and things that go bump in the night After the children are safely tucked in bed their thoughts bring fright Lightning flashes outside electrifying a grey cloudless sky Lycanthropy neighbors change forms and are spied barking at the moon Old skeletons wandering down the streets in brokenContinue reading “Halloween”

Swim Out of Grey

16 of 31 OctPoWriMo         Robotic mundane ways lived out each day Going through the motions upon the tides Moves fluidly past life that slips and slides Before your eyes taking each blow in stride Drifting further away, cloaked in dark haze Losing sight of the shore, lost in the grey ForcedContinue reading “Swim Out of Grey”

My Challenge

14 of 31 OctPoWriMo My challenge Write something everyday My challenge No matter what folks say I’ll find my own way through Working out the kinks of My Challenge ~Rondelet Dear Readers, It’s okay if you think this is cheesy, I know it is. I don’t consider myself a poet or take these things tooContinue reading “My Challenge”