Tag Archives: madness

Soul

Burning on this pyre of many years I weave my own lost mystery We have too many deeds undone and too little history to make any sense of you and me We look to skies above to find a god … Continue reading

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Solitude

You are no longer here It has been many, many years I’m growing old With all our stories yet untold My memory still is clear Your ghost has now withdrawn And from this book our pages torn A broken heart … Continue reading

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Pray – for Prompt 45 Festering Jealousy

  Your words are taken While mine forsaken Your lilting voice Removes all choice Your gracious heart Tears mine apart Your spirit freed I crack and bleed For you the smile The warmth and style For me but earth A … Continue reading

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Feast

This ravenous hunger Will not be satiated These elegant hosts Not here ingratiated A perfect feast Is kept at arm’s length To bridge this distance There is no strength The fatted cow lies In glorious display This perfect savagery Here … Continue reading

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Lost Highway

A scratched message on a dirty mirror In this rest room of this station Spoke of coldness, spoke of mystery And some deeper, dark elation ‘Come and join me’ it has whispered ‘Come and see me, come and play’ But … Continue reading

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Name

I name you darkness I name you death I name you whispers On dying breath I name you coldness I name you vice I named you once and I won’t name twice I call your name now I call you … Continue reading

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Nothingness

Footsteps in an empty room Afternoon shadowplay Well before noon Ghostly images Flickering on the stair Feeling of presence When nothing is there Lights shining dimly When switches are off Lost faces like images On virgin cloth Banging of doorways … 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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Caught

Caught in the middle Emotions like tsunamis Rising all around Life is a riddle Seems you need an army Just to hold ground Caught in a tempest Everything extreme And nothing makes sense Still you try your best Rational it … Continue reading

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Seaside Rendevous

I waited for you I believed As the tide crashed upon the shore I drew your name in the sand Then watched it wash away Only to draw it again Our seaside rendezvous you said Will be grand Will be … Continue reading

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