Sun Knows

Find hope in sunsetsbursts of magnificencemomentarily absolveworry, guilt… When did fear gainsuch hold, and howdo I demystify its lies? The setting sun knows,I am certain, will follow herinto darkness… (Image my own.)

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For Hallowe’en

I am Cimmeriandwell in dark placesworship gloom Mythical mysterysocial odditythrive unseen Approach with fearI will devour youCuriosity evokes rage Compassion confusesmight shift closerthen surely disappear.

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It Is In the Darkest Hour…

In darkness, eyes open search for light – touch fear find faith In darkness, I stumble lose my way, stop, pray, listen anew In darkness, vulnerability strength emerges priorities engage soul mends. (For Reena’s Exploration challenge – prompt is title of this piece; and Ragtag Community’s – mend. ┬áImage from personal collection.)  

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Midnight Caller

Who is at my door, at nighttime prowls? Temporary is this stopover; bravado attempting vision – fear limits perspective and I’ve been called – what emergency exists that sets my heart throbbing; why is it so difficult to breathe? Is it angel or devil that seeks entrance, pierces the darkness; I am present – would […]

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Arachnophobia

Creativity – eight-legged predator – invades the decks of my listing mind, reproducing rapidly. Her generous, bejewelled appendages skittering beneath my plastic-boned Caucasian frailty. I hesitate – friend or foe? Should I trample crush this invasion, or surrender… risk madness? We are ocean – bound, shoreless prefer interior spaces wary of open vistas equally vulnerable […]

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