Monthly Archives: November 2016

Queen of Darkness

You sit aloft on gilded throne Safe from those who bear your soul Hedged by hapless minion Enthralled by giddy image Cast by magic mirror Held tightly in your bony grasp A magnanimous mask Obscures thin lines of deceit Creeping … Continue reading

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Pirate’s Promise

You took my heart in grey of winter A trembling wisp of youth’s revenge Hardened by cruel desire Wide eyes tracing curious ooze Trailing slowly between us Winding river in search of tidal flow Warmed by lusty fires below Heightened … Continue reading

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Broken Chain

Winds of change sing gently Fearful of harsh discord Lilting amid rolls of thunder Distant drums from dark forest In time with jagged screams Broken chains trailing bare feet Marching in grim accord To fresh fields Fertile with peaceful ore … Continue reading

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Desire

Captivated by your essence Enthralled by your every move Like fish to lure I am drawn Danger be damned Startled senses Taste the sweetness of breeze Stirred drunk by casual passing Drowning in the air we share Sultry voice like … Continue reading

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Aftermath

Bitter words Barely chewed Spat against red brick walls Left to scatter like leaves Worn and tattered by winter sere   Angry threats Thinly veiled Hurled against victor’s gloat Resonate to none Lost in the ringing anvil strike   Choking sobs … Continue reading

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Can We Still Imagine?

In the wake of a curious week that saw its fair share of angst and tearful hand wringing from those disillusioned by their political system, my thoughts wandered to John Lennon. The simple yet powerful sentiment of the song Imagine has … Continue reading

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