The path we walk alone. #poetry

what do you see #46 Take a breath Calm your heartbeat A thump!…A sigh!… Step by step No time to lose Breathe… The journey is long And the day is hard But who knows what wakes in the night Sands that change Dunes that come alive Winds that thirst Quiet… Tread lightly… The shadows grow…

The Saturday Symphony #5

Hi guys, welcome to the 5th edition of The Saturday Symphony. I’m glad you are all well enough to read this. And I pray you get even better. First, here’s something for your thoughts; The comforts of darkness, Away from candlewick hopes and lamplit terrors. Shading starlight dreams and sunrise burdens That void! Devoid of…

Sequestered Dreams (A Garland Cinquain)

Colleen’s weekly challenge photo prompt: Ashore Dreams lost at sea Woven within secrets Bound by duty, threaded in fear Marooned Yonder Beyond spiked rocks Across the everglades Hope’s meadow blooms resplendent Waiting Unseen Drenched beneath waves A pebbled myriad – paves the way to lush frondescence Disguised High tide Seeking to drown But spraying pearls…

Forbidden Aspirations

What have I become When true comfort lies in discomfort When to be real, I need to hide When safety is but an illusion My refuge looms upon a despondent cliff Pale white with dark soulless windows The raging sea below- mirrors the turbulent clouds above An atmosphere hued in gray despair For when thunder…

The Power of Imagination (A Crown Cinquain)

Colleen’s weekly challenge, what do you see photo prompt, Listen Can you hear it An echo from the past Mysteries lost within fossils Untold Observe Use the mind’s eye Release your inner child And see the world that used to be Explore Whisper and be agile- whilst in this great big world For giants reigned,…

When dreams come true (Fantasy poetry and prose)

The Spellcaster’s bond Where dreams and nightmares are shared At reality’s end The time was ripe The portends aligned Stars in that evening sky sparkled with auspicious glee And the air thrummed with a savory taste Our hands were linked in a vespers of incantation Seeking the blip between two worlds, The one we live…

Finding home

The world you’ve known has flipped on its axis Where your true north lies, you can never tell Your childhood home feels estranged, an empty shell clouded in memories of loss, comfort’s antithesis Your past, present and future have lost all symbiosis You cannot understand the lamb afraid of day or the owls that flee…

The Call

what do you see photo prompt The world lies just beyond that old mother tree Vast and full of mystery Its sirene call to adventure burns her so And yet fear of the unknown tells her no One step is all it takes One step she cannot make heavy and laden with uncertainty Yet laced…

The Cave Of Mysteries (A collaboration post)

Hello everyone. Me and Pooja of lifefinewhine are back at it with our second collaboration. It was so cool writing with her the first time that we just had to have an encore. You can find our first collaboration, Stalker here But for now enjoy this thrilling adventure. Pooja wrote in the bold italics and…

Ocean mysteries

what do you see #26 Poseidon roils and the sea turns wretched The sun is barely set yet the moon rises with indecent haste.. both are desperate, eager to be the last light in their memory For where they go, only darkness reigns Cold frigid winds billow, swirling and gusting from all directions Steering is…