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Stage Mirror

Pierrot has gone And Columbine Before her mirror Deftly draws The makeup and Such mystery That deep within Her heart she stores Her love is gone Her love is lost She cannot bear Or view the cost Pierrot has gone … Continue reading

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Gathering – Part One

This gathering this night will draw from dimensions distant something new and bright and powerful that delights and gives us wisdom we might crave And on that wondrous spiritual wave our lost ones gather to us here on this the … Continue reading

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Weep

Do not weep Behind your veil Do not weep There’ll be time For such travail Once you sleep Life is bleak You once said Now you know We have bent And we’ve bled As we go Do not weep Behind … Continue reading

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Last Rites

Whispering over me Something that I heard In their rush of misery Cloying, clammy hands All these dreams and plans Spilling like rose petals on this bed Someone giving last rites Repeating in my head The shadows lengthen every hour … Continue reading

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Serene

The serene quietude of night As lazy colours paint A fast retreating sky Above the stars alight One by perfect one To shine upon my way You’re there amongst the falling light Some stars have died and yet we see … Continue reading

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After the Storm

We will count the losses After the storm We will weep for fallen On turbulent seas We will hold those that grieve The ones that mourn And build our future By slow degrees We will pray for morning A coppery … Continue reading

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Floating Far Downstream for Tale-Weaver’s Prompt 26

Isolation’s prison here defines My limitations, all I see Silence punctuated by Discordant, harsh cacophony And sharp, blood soaked imagery Deep within the soul of me And feeding on my energy There’s nothing else, no more for me No more … Continue reading

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Pieces – for Alzheimers Writing prompt

These pieces are missing These pieces are gone The fondest of memories The dreams dreamt upon They are gone These eyes are so heavy They’re burdened with pain Saying the same things Again and again She’s in pain So lost … Continue reading

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To the Last

To the last drop of wine I drink to you Remembering our days before solitude descended and in my grief befriended me so gentle in its sway To the last melody I sing to you How I danced in your … Continue reading

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A Triptyche of Pain: Three interlinked poems

Pain Slake the thirst of bitter pain Each tear a droplet unbidden From a depthless, vast sea Red as blood I’m stained All the secrets I’d keep hidden Part like lost friends from me No choice, just wail and cry … Continue reading

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