Wanting Winter Warmth

Struck again You fool These pins and needles and constant wish for closeness Intimacy you slave master You paw against my soul Sold on the promise again Of just not this alone Of just not this quiet Breath of another Warmth of another Must destroy these longings Must silence it all Bury it deep With…

Surface

Here is a recent poem dealing with some of the more difficult parts of life.

Song Lyrics from the Villagers

This beautiful song is sad and sweet. The words alone don’t do it justice, but were worthy of including on everydaypoet. Nothing Arrived by Villagers Savannah scatters and the seabird sings So why should we fear what travel brings? What were we hoping to get out of this? Some kind of momentary bliss? I waited…

Double Date

That guy Who didn’t complain That he had to hang out With you Miss tacos Go to bed late Watch his crush hit on her boyfriend The guy who Didn’t disappoint you Exactly as much as you expected We’re all delightful tornados Tazmainian devils ready to deprive you of peace You didn’t work that hard…

I Digress

I took your name off the list and it toppled a thousand tables Book strewn and predictable You were a mighty tree Blowing the daffodil and cattail wind my way You that apparition Me that curly haired voyeur You couldn’t handle complicated You eradicated A forest of affection Grown only on the nurturing Of imagination…

Single

Three days later The pin pricks Rose thorns around An unheld hand Casualty cuts at the skin A Mirror sees unlooked at eyes   Being unseen again permeates the moment

Micah

would that feathers were fierce enough to slice through your brittle brown skin would that would that words were hot enough to cook your raw red heart and you would break and you would break and you would break would that your image would die as fast as your passion for me did. would that…