Him

Long ago she thought he was her prince Tall, ingenious, handsome, romantic Adored her to the moon and back Swept her off of her feet; it was love at first sight Friends thought he was "a great guy"; exceptionally polite He made promises galore; he'd always take care of her She'd never want for anything;… Continue reading Him

The City

As I return to the city, I see the lights of the skyscrapers above Who is inside?  What are they thinking?  What are they doing?   It makes me all the more curious as I step off of the bus and see the doves I see another tall building.  And another.  And yet another.  I'm… Continue reading The City

The Secret Crush

via Daily Prompt: Enamored It all began when they were children A boy, a girl; two kids who loved to hit a ball against a wall The boy would tease the girl; she would think him a villain Name-calling, teasing yet, they kept hitting that ball against a wall   One day, in a random… Continue reading The Secret Crush

Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

I did not see this one coming...honest. I was focused.  My commitment was there.  I was writing every morsel down. Then, it hits.  Emotion Mind starts speaking to my Reason Mind. War has begun - the cravings have started. The mindfulness tug-of-war has taken flight.   Wise Mind has vanished. To regain my balance, I must know… Continue reading Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

The Magnetic Bond

They were only to meet a one-time rendezvous; this man and woman The man, miserable in his marriage but refused to leave The woman, miserable in hers but had long ago decided to leave  Upon first sight, it became clear to both that their attraction was magnetic   One was the positive charge, the other was the negative… Continue reading The Magnetic Bond

Why?

Why am I writing?  Why do the "blog?" Good question.  I was looking around the "Blogging University" site and found some intriguing "lessons"  and thought I'd see what they had to teach.  This was one - Why do I blog to begin with?  Why write?  What's my purpose?  What is my true intention? It's having me really… Continue reading Why?

The Queen

via Daily Prompt: Homage A man looks in the mirror; gazes upon the lines etched in his face He reflects upon his life thus far; wonders how he came to this place This place of pure torment, a nightmare of pain and anguish It is a nightmare he wishes he could, at this moment, simply… Continue reading The Queen

All Hail The (Computer) Screen

As I walk down the street I bump into Another woman who's focused touching her screen Of her smartphone. It doesn't end with her.  A man is talking aloud as if He's talking to himself only to see he's wearing Earbuds.  I speak to him and realize I'm the idiot!  He's not Speaking to me!  And… Continue reading All Hail The (Computer) Screen

Locked In The Darkness

via Daily Prompt: Inhabit All I see is black, darkness all around me I can't even see my hands or any part of me It's so dark I can't even determine truth from fallacy Oh how I wish this was not true; that this was pure fantasy   The darkness I inhabit is real and… Continue reading Locked In The Darkness

Perfectly Imperfect

The young child cradles her teddy bear with loving arms A cherished, much-loved bundle that had no arms It had one ear chewed away by the dog It had a button eye lost in a washer drain clog Her family mocked this bear; the girl loved his imperfect charms