Basement

Concrete is cold, imposingdoes nothing for aesthetics At least we’re protected,I tell the littles, ignoring Snot dripping, slimeoozing from unsealedwindowsills, cobwebsand bits of shedding pink It’s the best I can do:four walls and a roof. Except the ceilingis bulging, mold and rotcertain to rain down on us While upstairs, the manignores the leaks, luxuriatesin his […]

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Summer Love

Waves lap in rhythm with my heartmidnight sky bewitches, stars sing,hand-in-hand our spirits soarpulses dancing to the seductionof love’s enchantment – Tonight the ambiance possesses ustonight boundaries have no holdwe are moon-crazed innocencewarmed by mysterious stirringssand shifting beneath naked soles. (For Eugi’s Causerie Weekly challenge: bewitched. Image my own.)

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She Who Stalks

Globules of rainhit the windowpanes sloshing Day has not yet brokenthe sun held captiveunforgiving clouds A ghostly figureperches mid treeleers eyeless I recognizefeline contoursfearless slink A daemon stalkerWe’ve wrestled beforeHave I summoned her? She shiftshaunches easinginto pounce Not today, LordI pray aloudNot today! (for Eugi’s Causerie weekly prompt: ghostly. Image my own)

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The Trouble With Sight

ForesightOptimal, butRareEverythingShiftsInsightGainsHindsightTaunts (For Eugi Causerie’s weekly prompt: foresight. Image mine)

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Door to Creativity

Empty spaces hold wonder, I drop emotion focus on presentopen mind to mystical –creativity takes flight. (Written for Eugi Causerie’s weekly challenge: mystical. Image my own.)

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A Dog’s Heart

I am a dog, or sohoroscope tells me…certainly been referred toas the mother of… Private lives fascinate metenderness tossed awayin the courtship process Some prefer on screeninteraction – erectingfalse intimacy I am tired of it allbark the right of refusalno encores for me… …except I’m a damn dog..man’s best friend, so they sayloyal companion… shoot!Lend […]

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Maladjusted

Immersed in traumaI excel – bleed compassion Can cut to the chaseemploy know-how Remain cheerfulwhilst inhaling paranoia Determined to connectsquare the issues But offer me kindnesstouch with intent and I will withdrawgingerly inept unaccustomed as I amto Love’s cosmos. (Submitted for Eugi Causerie’s weekly prompt: cosmos. Image my own.)

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Tree of Life

Drawn to treesink chasing linesyearning for definition How to capturestrength…beauty…such profound calm Even as the regal Walnuttowers over this placeshe dwells within me I knowI feel hershe seeks expression My Tree of Life. (In Response to Eugi’s Weekly prompt: Tree of Life. I have been obsessed with drawing trees. The featured image is the beginning […]

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Moving

The rumble of men’s voicesgrunting shifts beneathheavy wooden furnishings The transition is underwayBroom and cloth at handI hover out of sight Will erase each vestige of usbless this passage, prepareto welcome the new. (Moving day! Prewritten for Eugi’s Causerie weekly prompt: transition. Image mine.We will not have access to the internet for a few days. […]

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Not Meant To Be

He was night dark, ruminated over death and loss and injustice Don McLean on repeat I was sunshine yellow joy of living optimism on steroids Dancing Queen If opposites attract then we were magnets lured by the mystery One Way or Another When night meets day colours explode light breaks black Shame, Shame, Shame (For […]

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