Tag Archives: innocence

Did You Fly?

And did you fly? I often wonder When I wonder why And yet I think I know Your reasons And your trajectory And what it meant To be set free So you could fly Resplendent in the sky The man … Continue reading

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Caverns Deep

In caverns deep the purest water flowed From mother earth’s veins Sustenance of life Where the weary kneel and go to pray for futures so far out of sight In caves we sheltered from oncoming storms Embraced by rock as … Continue reading

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Conviction

Judge and jury here preside Truth and justice stand beside See the verdict reached with pride Wisdom deep and dark and wide Call him guilty to his face All your fears and doubts replace Of this journey leave no trace … Continue reading

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An Education

You were an education to me You showed me what I didn’t Want to see How souls corrode and hearts Too quickly bleed And if you’ve once surrendered Never free You were to innocence a teacher cold The truths you … 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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Falling At Your Feet – for Prompt 52 – Soul Scarring Regret

You were to me the epitome Of loss of innocence You’d hand out blame and use my name For games at my expense I deep regret and won’t forget When I first saw your face So drenched in sin where … Continue reading

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Hunger

Within starvation’s eyes so many years desert bound and lost, he fed on little more than approbation and applause Displaying his frail skeleton like artwork Saying ‘this is me, come feast on shrivelled skin and carcass masquerading as delight’ And … Continue reading

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While We Can

Let’s dress in pyjamas Toast marshmallows Drink hot chocolate By the fire Let’s tell ghost stories Till our eyes are wide And our brittle smiles betray We are now frightened By ourselves Even while we won’t admit it Let’s put … Continue reading

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Falsity

Once I felt My heart open A physical sensation Like a bud in bloom A stillness covered me I felt I heard a voice And strange electricity Filled the room But this was just a trick Of light and laughter … Continue reading

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