The Fool

  A message sent "Block it," says the mind "But 'what if'" says the heart Heart leads the mind; the games begin "Manipulation," says the mind The heart agrees...but melts under pressure Promises made; the photos tell all - Lies Mine the heart stays The mind slowly sinks away The heart takes over; the drama… Continue reading The Fool

Lost Between the Moon and Hell

"To the Moon and Back" the lovers would say Then, they'd part; he goes into the shadows She?  Back into the truth of her day Reality. What is truth? She gains electronic prose She goes through her day, he through his We think; illusions all over Hours apart distances separate - or so he says Electronic words appear;… Continue reading Lost Between the Moon and Hell

Discarded

Wandering lost among the crowd One finds her, his prize, his one and only She, lonely yet terrified ran but bowed To the obvious, the presence of an emotion most holy Love itself   This was no ordinary online romance No.  He called, he texted, she did the same Across the miles they saw one… Continue reading Discarded

Fools Among Fools’ Shadows

Desperately trying to stay afloat in the world wide web Finding more takers than givers; destroyers than builders Destroying and hiding from devils' eyes lurking in cobwebs Only to be ensnared by one; images enough to bewilder   Before long, this decent man drowns in words of love Truth?  Lies?  Manipulation?  Agenda?  All convincing Problem… Continue reading Fools Among Fools’ Shadows

It’s Always About Me

Didn't you know I'm the greatest there is?  It's true. I'm the smartest, the best-looking, everyone's best friend My ideas always work, I know this for a fact they do They're so good I just have to tell you so your mind bends Everybody would just love to have me around, trust me Why? It's always… Continue reading It’s Always About Me

Plight of the Damned

A worried mother, a devoted lover of another One is in battle; two are set to join the third The two set to join in:  brothers But old history makes the lines blurred; facts obscured The lovers wish to unite in marriage; the soldier knows of the rift All he can do is watch from… Continue reading Plight of the Damned

Complications of the Heart

via Daily Prompt: Complication A mother whose mind is unbalanced Says words to a beloved son she now regrets For that son, it was as if she was an assassin An assassin of his heart, his mind, of his soul Eternally be forgotten Never to be forgiven Never to be honored Never to be remembered Photo… Continue reading Complications of the Heart

Failed Villains

I have a secret passion - besides blogging. Fus Ro DAH...!  If you know what that means, you KNOW what I'm talking about. Skyrim.  Yes, I am a "gamer."  I do play the RPG types of video games (role play games for those not into that sort of thing).  But I also play... Drum roll please...?… Continue reading Failed Villains

Darkness of A Reflection

via Daily Prompt: Silhouette The woman, luxuriously dressed, coifed and made up Beyond stunning, glorious as a sea of buttercups Regal, stoic, eloquent and intelligent, elegant Proud, distant, often condescending and arrogant   Yet not so long ago, this boastful, regal, arrogant regal woman Would scarcely be recognized; a figment of one's imagination A nobody;… Continue reading Darkness of A Reflection

My Dream – Mine

Had a dream of a husband, kids and being a stay at home mom...until the kids were at school.  We were in a large house in an upper-middle-class residential neighborhood in the Upper Midwest.  The schools were superb, the neighbors were excellent, crime was non-existent, the streets were wide and no cars were ever on… Continue reading My Dream – Mine