Twilit romance

Let the stars bear us witness,
Let them spark the story of our romance
And plot a constellation of…

Moral conflicts #TankaTales

What happens when this life blisters, And storm clouds roll across your virgin world. When luck slips your naive grip, And favour scurries into bushes of disappointment. When fortune re-calls its blessing, A courtesan who but lent you their time. What will happen then, When you fall from grace, And your character is put to…

When The Night Calls. A sensual duet #poetry

I have set your heart on fire. It will never burn like that again, except for me. He takes a deep breath Ingests the scent of anticipation Hones onto the fragrance of possibility And revels in the aphrodisiac that dusk arouses She closes her eyes Blinds herself to the misogyny of this world She envisions…

True Love’s Sonnet #poetry

Before we can truly love ourselves, must we hold off on loving the one we want the most? Lost Searching Captain Land-ho beckons, A new home. Beyond beautiful Rich, plentiful and tempting But your ship, carries disease When each time I see you feels like a dream And your slightest smile preludes our future When…

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…