Tag Archives: blood

Digging Deep

Delving in the past To find our future Little rest And far less sleep We were digging deep Our ancestors’ lives Create a blood link Running thick Down mountains steep We were digging deep Is your forbear In your furrowed … Continue reading

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The Wildness and the Blade, for Prompt 78 Persephone

These childhood games we played The wildness and the blade We’d never shed one tear Our blood ran thick as fear This bride to death in black Calls to retreating backs Cross tempest wretched sky Her ululating cry Each bone is broken, … Continue reading

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Temporary Rubies

It is said of this river that long ago year It ran red with blood like a mad demon’s tears and the ice from the frost crystallised with the red like temporary rubies everywhere spread Beneath ravaged waters all of … Continue reading

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Love Bite

Love bite Red lips Ice cold Fingertips Skin that’s Almost blue Embrace that Chills you through Love bite Neck as lace Bitter Aftertaste Night owl Seeks the moon Sated Far too soon (c) Helen Valentina, 2013, All Right Reserved

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Bleed

Whispering ego Speaking its need Self-justification Hiding its greed Will our pure will Ever be freed From all the places Our true selves bleed? (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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