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4/30

This city of strays

holds captive hearts like water

in a broken sieve

[City. Day 4. Prompt from http://poetryprompts.tumblr.com/post/88968839346/30-day-poetry-challenge]

Original Poetry

Undertow

So here I am
Full of words and silence.
I haven’t heard another voice
for days or decades.

Full of visions of water –
tides and storms and scalding baths, 28 more words

Poetry

Can I run away barefoot and breathless
without looking over my shoulder
until I come to a stopping place
of my own choosing
with no guilt to hold me down… 51 more words

Original Poetry

3/30

you glance at me with pleading eyes

as if I held the secrets to some question you’ve been harboring

for years and in my infinite wisdom… 172 more words

Original Poetry

Naked

Naked

In prison,

You are naked

Nothing to hide behind

Nothing to shield you

You are alone

There is no relief

From the mocking

From the staring… 137 more words

Poetry

Face

Put on that

happy face

and don’t disgrace

the human race

just find your place,

your mind; erase.

Train

The freight train rolling
Bleep that train
I reach the freight train

Poem