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Time To Fly. By C A Middleton © 2017

On this day,
When new tail feathers and
Wings sprout forth,
Won’t you fill me with your… 45 more words


The Words

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I don’t have the words
to describe how he saved me; how many times he
untied me, his voice cradling me, his… 236 more words


The First Mate ~ #poetry

The captain was nowhere to be found

It seemed his boat had run aground

Through starlit night and moonlight glow

He vanished in the undertow… 50 more words

Night Owl Poetry

A Terrible Intimacy

I have skittered around the jagged rim of it –
have cringed from its septic snag, standing well back,
pressing against the walls of my cell in the undisguised hell of my life, 472 more words


Sardine Soup ~ #OctoberWriting #poetry

There isn’t much you can do

With a can of sardines, or two

It all seems too fishy

These stinkers are squishy

I’d much rather have some beef stew… 50 more words

Night Owl Poetry

Cloaked ~ #poetry

She hides behind the fence posts

Where no one sees her there

Cloaked by wooden slats and nails

She stays hidden from the glare

Of hatred thrown about her… 58 more words

Night Owl Poetry

Haunted - Double Tanka

I am plagued by ghosts.

Phantom memories haunting,

Teasing and taunting;

Eerie unending onslaught

Of past polluting present.

Wraithlike reflections,

Ethereal nostalgia,

Draw a spectral smile – 112 more words