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…

Celestial Virtues #writephoto (tanka, prose and cinquain)

Twilight’s crescent moon Am I wrong to love you so To share my secrets To trust in your clairvoyance How far will optimism go The moon is a symbol of rebirth, Its cycle is true and does not falter. Am I then right, to whisper earthly dreams beneath its ethereal glow, to place hopes in…

Forest of love

Here we stand! You and me together! In this place that has always been our own Our forest of love Where the air glistens with embers of fate delicate yet everpresent sifting through flecks of fortune Once, this place bloomed with colour and appeal Caressed in silken webs of pleasure Iridescent with mystique and allure…

Forgotten Dreams

What is a broken dream Where does hope go when it leaves a wary soul When sparks of happiness flicker and fade amidst despair If only we could see across the astroplane Into the world of forgotten dreams If only we could witness their virtue and wonder The beauty they bring to the forlorn realm…

Dangerous Entanglements

That night dripped like ink upon a virgin canvas of mystery And within it she dipped her quill of desires Calligraphing an indelicate tale of salacities I stood bare and unsullied As she became the author of my story Trust is a leap of faith but in her case I had to pole vault over…

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…

Loving Alone

Colleen’s weekly challenge – theme prompt: How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world ~William Shakespeare, The merchant of Venice~ mournful little star amidst these cold hearted flecks forsaken to strife you drip with lachrymose pleas beseeching indifference persistent love light the lost, flock to your…

Calm in Chaos

Colleen’s weekly challenge Trees creaked and cracked in the howling wind And still I was drawn to the eye of that mysterious storm Called by a sweet mellifluous tune within Amidst all the chaos and havoc I found tranquility As my metamorphosis began May we find the calm within the storm and ride it to…

Song of freedom

#whatdoyousee Sweetness The tune of freedom It plays like silk upon her delicate curves In his veins it oozes like magma, inflaming every sinew and searing each nerve Is it sunset For she has waited long enough denied of twilit pleasures and revels in the night Is it sunrise For the memory of her, burns…

Meant to be #sonnet

On misty nights fogged in questions and thought the truth beams from a dark secluded window as trees whisper secrets, and lies scurry below Her divine visage splutters through my mind unsought Cherry-red lips and the memories they wrought A widowed love and the sorrow she would bestow How cruel that truth would be and…