Tag Archives: acceptance

Procession

The procession of my days gives way to slow encroaching age Each page is written deep in blood and floods my mind with memories that tease The procession of these hours have powers to make the past within akin to … Continue reading

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Soul

Burning on this pyre of many years I weave my own lost mystery We have too many deeds undone and too little history to make any sense of you and me We look to skies above to find a god … Continue reading

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Solitude

You are no longer here It has been many, many years I’m growing old With all our stories yet untold My memory still is clear Your ghost has now withdrawn And from this book our pages torn A broken heart … Continue reading

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The Great Beauty

Once celebrated On the world’s stage The perfect picture On the front page What of the swan With the progress of age? The great beauty Of the silver screen Parties, bonhomie Everyone’s queen But as the light fades Is she … Continue reading

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Mystic’s Last Love Song – for Prompt 42 Tired Surrender

Upon these streets I have listlessly wandered Within lost thoughts I have sunken and floundered In brittle light bathed I’m en-webbed and confounded Ears harkening to the call A barefoot adept, arms outstretched on high In this moment more afraid to … Continue reading

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Waiting – for Prompt 41 Consuming Impatience

My skin cracks and splits Beneath this weight of hours Emotions parched This desert life has gripped me Yet still has ill-equipped me For its slow and steady Portentous demands There was that moment on the stair Your hushed voice … Continue reading

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Hope Dies for Prompt 39 Unwanted Truth

My truth is the one where hope dies It shivers on the barricades It is verdant in the Everglades But when the jury must be swayed Just silence and a nothingness replies My truth is the one deep known The … Continue reading

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Hearts Racing

They felt their hearts racing At the moment of descent All their fears there embracing All their hopes and innocence Feel them whirl as they fall See them frightened by the light We cannot help them, not at all They … Continue reading

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24 Hours

It’s only a day Could seem like a century 24 hours pass So fleetingly But each breath Lasts eternally Burnt summer sun Shining youthfully Words spoken in haste So much time to fill 24 hours lost All our dreams are … Continue reading

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Elegance

I wish that I had elegance I wish that I had grace I wish I had charisma A strong, arresting face I wish that I was fashionable I wish I had elan I wish the glitterati Bowed at my command … Continue reading

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