impressionism blurring harsh reality clouds crouching near hearts Copyright © 2014 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This is for Sahm’s We Drink Inspiration – Poetry Prompt #009: A Photo’s Worth. Advertisements
Moon, full, I stare As clouds cascade By without care. Above me they hover Moon piercing through, Futile, their cover. Sheet after sheet At an alarming rate, Your glow, I wish to eat. Our gaze fixed, We move together As … Continue reading
Like spirits joining the stars, Chimney smoke rises white Against the cold, dark sky, Inside, flames lick the log, “Taste like chicken,” I hear Them say, hissing, flapping, Spirits trapped in the gold Blaze take shape and verse, Like cloud … Continue reading
Beyond realms unknown, Unknown, exemplars nonexistent, Nonexistent for us to know better, Better than killing, oppressing, taking, Taking from others, while building, Building a premise that we are good, Good measured only by our worst deed, ‘Deed we never circumvent … Continue reading
What blooms remain To hold the cold In pure disdain Whose life consumes Past morn and thorn For them from wombs Paired-petaled lips Whisper to blur Harsh truths in sips Bouquet of mirth On air, beware Our tread on Earth … Continue reading
Trapped between cumulus And concrete, step after step Collecting futility, anxious To take flight as wings form In laces knotted, grappling With gravity, breaking free, Circumventing the everyday. Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This is for Bastet’s … Continue reading
raindrops stop falling white clouds forming on green grass a world wrong side up Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.