Ghost – Rachel (of Patient and Kind Love)

I dream of ghosts that haunt Ladies in voluminous white And gentlemen ready to offer A hand to dance or take in marriage. I dream that one day you can be The romance that another girl will wish When she wanders through The abbey’s haunted walls Noose in hand, and ready to take A finalContinue reading “Ghost – Rachel (of Patient and Kind Love)”

“news of my new and loveless life” – Nayana Nair (it rains in my heart)

DRAWING THE STARS WRONGall my hopes, now in your hands,feel like signs of trouble.i liked it on paper, the broken star in red ink,but not on my sky.can i undo my steps to you?will my heart break even if you leave my skin? STRIPPING YOU OF FLESHbefore i turn away from youthere are things thatContinue reading ““news of my new and loveless life” – Nayana Nair (it rains in my heart)”

Your Bedroom – Lively Life (of Life Particles)

I think about your bedroom. That mysterious mysterious place. I wish I was more vocal about my curiosity. I wish I asked all the questions that were immediate in my head. Who all the people in the photos were. What all the little knick knacks and stuff and little awesomes and hey-cools were. Wish wishContinue reading “Your Bedroom – Lively Life (of Life Particles)”

when i’m fifty – Quixotic Mama

since i’ve turnedfiftyi’ve gotten a leechfor the firsttimeeverwhile wading in a cool poolof watersince i’ve turnedfiftyi’ve gotten stungby a waspfor the firsttimeeverin the face even….butneither werenearlyas scary asi imaginedall these yearshuh…i wonder whatotherfirstswait for me inthis second halfof mycentury. online at:

Walking in the Shadows – Michael 33 (The Vision of Poets)

Perhaps you have not seen meRound the corners of your smileNor crouched beneath the fire escapeTo ponder life awhile For I have lingered far too longIn narrow alley waysDespondent lines across my faceLike hardened potter’s clay Walking in the shadows bareOf reasons for the rainPerhaps you saw me standing thereEntangled in the chains For IContinue reading “Walking in the Shadows – Michael 33 (The Vision of Poets)”

a lost letter to my father – My Valiant Soul image credits- pinterest Thunder,if that is one big wordI want you to gulp it down. My walls speaks of youof a memory we sharedover the sweet sunrise from the balcony Your percolating memories stir my throatto think of our blue wise words.I was always a pebble a sweet, piquant attachmentfrom your dreams, father aContinue reading “a lost letter to my father – My Valiant Soul”

Entry 729 You’re Not Abandoned – Daffni Gingerich (of Daffniblog)

Some days it’s art, some days it’s just trying to figure out the reason to do the art. To stay alive is usually motivating enough. But to be able to sleep, that’s what gets the words pouring out of me. I stare at closed lips waiting for something other than the clicking of spit. IContinue reading “Entry 729 You’re Not Abandoned – Daffni Gingerich (of Daffniblog)”

you can bully me into doing ANYTHING – Rachel (of Patient and Kind)

I’m soft and insignificant, easily worked Into a shape that fits your world. I won’t push back, resistance isn’t me. I’m like a dough that’s stretched and pulled And hammered down into a base That’s topped with things that others want With no concern for what I need. online at:

Loud Silence – Onie Maniego (The Paper Drafts)

In this world we suffer,Hungry for our voice to be heard—But I chose silence.Silence.I no longer have the urge,To expose the victim.To correct what is wrong.To straighten the crooked.Let them be.Let them be wrong.Let others do the beating.I will be the bad.I will be the villain.I will be the unjust and the liar.Let their judgementContinue reading “Loud Silence – Onie Maniego (The Paper Drafts)”

cheat – A Writer’s Soul Cheat,What a strong word,Such a powerful word to claim,I am, you are, and we are,Cheaters and liars,Victims and addicts to the power being on their minds,Such a powerful feeling to try and move on from,Cheats,Liars,I cheated, on you, on us, on what we were,And now I’m left with this guilt and shame,Fallen far fromContinue reading “cheat – A Writer’s Soul”