Crashing Dreams

  None could predict the madness living in a childhood nightmare would become reality. Not for us anyway. We could not imagine it might become our story. Monsters aren’t supposed to dwell in our closets or under the bed but sometimes they do, disguised in the apathetic dressing of those who proclaim loyalty. That’s the most difficult part, being brave: having the courage to feel … Continue reading Crashing Dreams

Sleuth

  Hidden in plain sight between storm clouds and healing waters, messages woven between fables and lies begin in truth To deny its mission, one never contrite the weak refuse to see, these bedraggled squatters who miss meaning hidden in plain sight Ah, but the poet — the consummate sleuth focuses on a quest that constant nirvana craves… those words that linger between storm clouds … Continue reading Sleuth

Journey

  On a journey from here to there I’m blissfully naïve, smitten with spaces in between Distance has no meaning in this inky dusk as I prowl the edges, searching Bereft of solutions each puzzle provides I hunker down in the dark with pen and paper Lucky to discover gritty crumbs that will eventually lead to the light, waiting It’s motivation borne when separation from … Continue reading Journey

Fearless

  With a penchant for following her heart, being driven mad by inconsistent expectations became familiar territory Choosing this path, choosing to follow a heart made vulnerable created the woman she’d hoped to become, one bolstered by conviction where despair held no claim Strength defines freedom blazing a trail through chaos to a place of peace photo: Bing Images prompts: MLMM Heeding Haiku, #BentHalos, #SableSwanV, … Continue reading Fearless

Desiré

Like the ground, sunbaked and barren, a wasteland built on years without rain Desiré becomes complacent seeking to quench her thirst with a single tear Choking on silence that rambles across ruined lives Desiré becomes frail seeking to satisfy her needs with a single word Existing in perpetual darkness, a world without connection Desiré becomes desperate seeking a sliver of sunlight with a single plea … Continue reading Desiré