Tag Archives: Relationships

No Apology

  Reached an impasse No apology For the lies Deceit and treachery No remorse And no fault is owned Each will stand But only stand alone What of love When blame is on the line? Mediate For a truth refined … Continue reading

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Noli Me Tangere

My tombstone reads Noli Me Tangere In death as was in life I would not love-born Children bear To no man be a wife And should they seek A lock of hair I gave instead a knife Noli Me Tangere … 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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Lantern Poem – Knowing Too Late

I took you by the hand Hopeful, foolish lost Light dazzling Dance for me till we both spin down I trusted your dear heart not knowing you well You held me just one time then disappeared Gone I took you … Continue reading

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Escape

I’ll run away tonight from you I’ll pack up bags so silently That nothing of my passing shall Even whisper on the breeze I’ll travel through the darkest hues Through quiet streets I’ll steal away And you will never raise … Continue reading

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The Lie

You turn your head Your blood-red eyes to me And speak Your tone is low You almost glow it seems Yet weak Your time to come A different drum I see We stray I feel the fear It’s creeping near … Continue reading

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Vanquished – For Prompt 46 – Bitter Loathing

They say true hatred’s born of love But here no finer feelings bled within such arid desert where no tears for water can be shed We stumbled on such paradox A deeper schism found instead When once I called you … Continue reading

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At First Sight

Awaken A lover’s sigh now On your lips At first sight An angel’s wings spread Bringing light Hold your breath For fear these moments Pass too soon The sunlight Is eclipsed now by Pale, bright moon © Helen Valentina 2014, … Continue reading

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Waiting – for Prompt 41 Consuming Impatience

My skin cracks and splits Beneath this weight of hours Emotions parched This desert life has gripped me Yet still has ill-equipped me For its slow and steady Portentous demands There was that moment on the stair Your hushed voice … Continue reading

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From Paris With Love

The words spoke ‘with love’ But cut like a shard Meaningless words On a gilt-edged card From Paris with love So perhaps it is true It was love from a city And nothing from you Not words of a lover … Continue reading

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