behind forbidden’s door – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)

See what’s behindIn-between the creasesI cannot hideYou’ll see my realityThe truth that I faceThe depth of my desiresI dare not tasteEach sweeter than honeyThese visions I exploreYet locked in silenceBehind forbidden’s door © 2020 Michelle Cook at: Photo credit:

We taste every word twice – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)

We taste every word twicein the aftermathof our afflictions,guzzling down granite,gorging on grit. If only we instead,savored the jubilationfound in joy.Taking extreme careto feast on the days,the ones leading upto all those tumultuous times. Seems like the aftershockof our tribulationswouldn’t be halfas hard to swallow.And maybe we’d finallybe able to digest the qualms,which plague ourContinue reading “We taste every word twice – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)”

He lingers… – Michelle Cook (of Her Writing Haven)

He lingers nearbyOn the edge of the pageThe page we’re still writingWhere love continues to blossomUnfolding ever so delicatelyAnd he’s mesmerizedBy the mind-boggling splendorHis eyes so brightEnthusiastically consumedWith the miraculous happeningsOf what he observesAnd he stays a little longerLeaning in for a closer viewLingering in the lovelinessOf our imperishable pageSo beautifully writtenFull of all theContinue reading “He lingers… – Michelle Cook (of Her Writing Haven)”

Where you will find me – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)

Look out overThe shimmering sea,It’s the placewhere you’ll find me. The sea is wheremy heart resides,you’ll hear it as I standby your side. I may only beyour invisible friend,but I’ll always be there,even in the end. Reach out your hand,and you’ll find mine.Our hearts and soulsforever entwined. © 2020 Michelle Cook online at: PhotoContinue reading “Where you will find me – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)”

There I was – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven) There I was,a tarnished piece of nothingness,just another fowl crumb of an existence,with all the potential of a rain gutter,yet still, you chose me. You unearthed my shameful souland held me lovingly in the palm of your hand.Then, after peeling away mounds of corroded debris,I was no longer a piece of blackened chaff. Instead,Continue reading “There I was – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)”

Just thinking.. – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven) I’m thinking about people today,some of the ones I knowand some I don’t.And I wonder why there are some,who never seem to respond,while others are just so willingto give everything.I have days when I can’t speakbecause I feel like everythingwill just come out wrong.Do you ever have days like that?Sometimes I just wantto beContinue reading “Just thinking.. – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)”

Pep Talk – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven) Been caught upin an expeditious experimentA plethora of knowledgeAnd facts These things whirl around meSenseless thingsMeaningless and trivialThings I do not wish to know And I struggle with mediocrityWithout the faintest ideaOf why any of this is importantAlways falling short of my peers This newfound lingoIs just so discombobulatingPiercing my young fleshWith worthlessUncreative filthContinue reading “Pep Talk – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)”

you seem different lately – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven) You seem different latelyResolvedLike you won’t dare budgeBecause whatever it isThat thing you’ve decidedYou’re now insteadResoluteThat’s exactly what you areAnd it’s interestingBecause I thought you were doingJust fineYou know – the way you were beforeFunny thing isYou’d never admitYou’ve changedThat you’re anything differentThan what you’ve always beenBut I see throughAll that nonsensical jibber jabberAndContinue reading “you seem different lately – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)”

the lonely one – Michelle Cook Thinking of you todayand I ask myself this…How can anyone be lonelywhen they have a million friends?But I suppose it’s more than thatisn’t it?It’s the foundationthe connectednessthe secret loyalties among confidences.All these things matterin order to gauge the true value of a friend.And sadlywithout the right combinationour state of lonelinessis never very far away.Continue reading “the lonely one – Michelle Cook”