Tag Archives: childhood

This Is Me

This is me Standing silent in the dark Wondering if you’ll see Wondering if in a moment You may turn and speak with me Wondering if you know I’m here Or if you even care Wondering if you’ll speak soft … Continue reading

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Alone

I have been alone so long Visiting those parks where as children we so freely played As evening comes the moon is no comfort and none of these creeping fears may be allayed I’ve even fallen at the chairs where … Continue reading

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Rosy

My childhood memories are so rosy now just simple things, a makeshift swing and puzzles made of rocks and string I give to each this special glow a secret smile, my childish style to make my friends remain awhile But … Continue reading

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Flowers of the Moon

My child we know the truth too soon These fragile flowers of the moon May only by the night-time bloom Within your sacred, cherished room By day the garish light of sun Will hide their beauty, every one And all … Continue reading

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Broken

I am a little broken here inside I’m not sure when it happened Or what the shattering implied I am part pure ambition And foolish, yearning pride But I’m also lost and broken So divided here inside I am a … Continue reading

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Memory

I have a childhood memory Umbrella stolen by the breeze And yet I cannot true recall If such a day occurred at all I lived a life of fantasy A child’s view of reality And at this memory’s very core … Continue reading

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Shadows

Peek-a-boo Shadows lurking Children play In darkened rooms Lullabies Hide their terrors In the world The black rose blooms Hush now child No use crying Shadow friends Have come to play All who live Will soon by dying Nothing more … Continue reading

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First Desire for Prompt 34 ‘My First’

If I try very hard I may recall Days of innocence Before wit and eloquence Before confines and conformity Before knowledge of who I was And yet may be Within the world Of my small family I may recall The … Continue reading

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Childhood

In the acorn is the oak In the seed the rose will bloom In the rocking of the cradle In the warmth to fill a room In the playground is the growing In each school the lessons learned This is … Continue reading

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Whenever I Love

He said that the walnuts Looked like a brain Defiant, built sand castles Out in the rain Divined all the mysteries I couldn’t explain But unlike that last winter He won’t come again He seemed like a man But was … Continue reading

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