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

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

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

Change

I've been noticing a GREAT many "likes" for my work on THIS blog of late.  Sure, I haven't been writing much - just building my monstrosity of a new blog.  And, I am grateful for the new followers. However, there IS a problem...I haven't figured out what to do with THIS one...yet.  I have a new… Continue reading Change

Hearing Echoes

via Daily Prompt: Overcome All her life she felt like The Child Left Behind with her shiny and pressed school dress Everyone she knew from family to friends thought her sweet, loving, never apt to unkindness But what most did not realize was that she was bound, shackled to this image An image that brings to… Continue reading Hearing Echoes

The Child Left Behind

The first day of school - the young girl is wearing her new uniform all primed and pressed Nervous, but excited to see her friends again; the summer was long and she was depressed Her parents left her at her private school that they pay good money for her to attend The public schools in the… Continue reading The Child Left Behind

You Feel Like You Just Wanna Give Up

"Good morning ABC Company how can I help you?" And there the day begins on this final day of the month What's so special about this day above all other days you ask? It's special for one reason above all - it's called "END OF MONTH" Trust me, mes amis, in sales and distribution, this… Continue reading You Feel Like You Just Wanna Give Up

What’s In a Name?

via Daily Prompt: Priceless This is one time I'm going to "self-disclose" a bit. I've written about this relationship of late, in The Secret Crush, among others.  Now, the prompt strikes a powerful nerve. My nickname. A boy and a girl, both in elementary school, are playmates.  The boy teases the girl - me -… Continue reading What’s In a Name?