Tag Archives: ennui

Coffee

My coffee is cold Winter creeps across my threshold With its stories and its laments I am quite wired but still so tired Growing old My coffee is cold Like the soul within I’ve sold With its memories and tragedies … Continue reading

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Becomes Me – for Prompt 61 – Toska

Twilight becomes me The purple-black shade of in-between Stars struggle to ignite In an opaque sky Moments before the light Falls as broken wings Years of waiting have become Mere sacred ritual The white, the red, the black I light … Continue reading

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Too Many

Too many years These pleasures pall Just salty tears Then none at all I seek to climb Only to fall Adrift in dreams A nightscape bright On weary lids Mere hope alights But as I reach It’s out of sight … Continue reading

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Rich and Dis-Spirited

I saw you that Sunday afternoon resplendent in your finery and pacing in the room, the jewels you wore so casually, dripping from ears you turned from me, a pretender in full bloom You leaned against the mantelpiece as though … Continue reading

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