A lover’s curse. #Cinquain tales

The things that love makes us do, The lengths to which all may go, And the ones not many can comprehend. Dark spells of passion The secrets of longing hearts Fires that burn for one Too many times she has lost For him, whatever it takes! Desire Breeds obsession She calls on heathen gods Heart…

Love’s bane #Haibun

Colleen’s weekly challenge. Love’s bane. If you have to look, you will never see If you have seen, you need only to look. Dark sinister night Bullfrogs croak and crickets chirp Prequels to silence Your heartbeat flutters I can feel it in the dark My subconscious is attuned to its rhythm All those nights we’ve…

Letting go

what do you see #36 . Silence stalked us It slithered in our wake Ahiss with menace Jane shifted uneasily as we set up the equipment Her expression foreboding, I could feel it too A presence that skulked in the shadows Gripping that room in a vice-like stillness Our very breathing, an intrusion But we’d…

A Circle of Love #butterflycinquain #poetry

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY CHALLENGE; heartbreak love’s bitter risk infectious and vengeful how i long to share your despair bereft emptied of tears, haunted by fears corrupting guiltless souls tainting pure hearts love’s bane , sweet love delicious taste consuming, enthralling worth all the pain and the sorrow surreal how fragile i find your beguile soothing but…