Doomed bloom

Even the itsy bitsy spider Found himself tired and uninspired Climbing up that water-spout Just to be washed back out He gave it a lot of thought Before deciding to take off For an environment that inspires To feel a life full of blissful desire It was on a warm spring day He set outContinue reading “Doomed bloom”

My Shepherd

Watches over me From her field of dreams Now running wild and free A year ago today I watched my Tara slip away It still feels like it was yesterday She laid down to sleep Leaving only memories to keep That fill me with pride and peace My Shepherd Watches over me From her fieldContinue reading “My Shepherd”

Monkeyface

I can’t staunch these tears that flow Heavy, my head is held to the pillow Staring out, through a sunny window It was you, there from the ground Who always lifted me up when down Now it’s just emptiness with no sound That clickety-clack tap against tiles Rushing down the hall to bring me smilesContinue reading “Monkeyface”

Licentious Love Affair ~ A Duet for Mature Audience

Their eyes lock from across the smoke-filled room Red lips to her flute, she drains the champagne As she weaves through the crowd without restrain He knew her very soul he would consume   Making her way through the throng of costumes Bodies part, respecting her higher reign A closer look confirms the mark ofContinue reading “Licentious Love Affair ~ A Duet for Mature Audience”

Lightning Strikes

OctPoWriMo 8 of 31 Mother Nature takes the stage Waves surge in a fit of rage Perfectly clear blue skies Yet lightning does strike Claiming a young life Unbelievable strife *** I took this picture from Venice Beach, and off in the distance I saw emergency crew gathering as I was packing up to leave.Continue reading “Lightning Strikes”

Smack

Lightning strikes Teeth sink in Gripping its victim Overpowering its prey Building up dependency Creating cravings Constant struggles Getting out of bed Basic necessities omitted Hunger ignored Nourishment found Deadly source Beg, borrow, and steal A few moments of joy Constantly searching For one last hit Another hit, to Enter the veins Relieve the brainContinue reading “Smack”