A Quiet Courage
A kid in my class
His father found him,
cut him down
before the ambulance arrived.
The funeral was a quiet affair.
Only immediate family attended. 65 more words
1 week, 6 days ago
The Open Mouse
WATCHING THE MONARCHS\
On a meadow at wood’s edge,
June floats in on black and orange wings,
completes Spring’s promise,
fuels Summer’s largesse.
My eyes have their wish – 107 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago
SAMANTHA MARRIED TO A SOLDIER
That’s what comes of marrying a soldier.
He’s there and you’re here.
It’s hot as Hades in his desert.
The weather’s just fine… 76 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
the curly mind linguistically innovative poetry - weird & risky
While your last night
cruised the silk road
to the light-swollen stars,
today you log long hours
under a tree,
like a fallen apple
wondering whatever happened… 111 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
No surprise to Louise that Amber was drawn to the stars.
The throbbing of distant light, a long ago story told now
in a night sky, pitted, pierced, perforated – 156 more words
Ban sex in this house.
Even ban talk of sex,
And then thoughts of sex.
Let this be celibate house
#494506780 in the history
of the sex-free world. 144 more words
Last night, at dusk, a young girl and boy
found a body washed up on the bank of a river.
They were just sixteen, out for a romantic scroll, 211 more words