.green children.1 day ago in Free Verse More Like This
up and out
of their beds -
the sun smiles,
and reaches down
to embrace them
.the rabbits twitch.3 days ago in Free Verse More Like This
in their sleep;
of red bitten necks
wet with spit,
the birds dream of their eggs
and runny -
the mice dream of hearing
that tabby cat scream
as the teeth of life rip
Nature's TranquilityYou hear the shoreNature's Tranquility1 week ago in Free Verse More Like This
As waves crash onto the sand
Imagining being immersed in the blue world
Free from restraints of daily life
Gentle winds carry salt air to your nose
As you breathe in you take the essence of the ocean
The maiden is calling for you to join
Silence is the virtue here
Letting the mind wander with no ridicule
Its almost as if you don't exist
On this beach you are just one of the grains of gold
Running your hands through the sand
Rubbing them between your fingers
Letting it all fall back down to be collected once again
Peace and serenity
Nothing in between
Light cradles you in its arms
Bathes you in heat
As the love is felt between you and the illuminated one
The perfect reality, the perfect escape.
Autumn DanceThe leaves swayed,Autumn Dance1 month ago in Free Verse More Like This
And the fairies were dancing,
An autumn dance,
Upon the frost,
On the threshold of winter.
The cold wind sang,
Among the stars,
Carrying crimson lullabies,
But still, the fairies were dancing.
The harvest moon,
A hunter's moon,
Bloody with toils,
Of the world's woes,
Gleamed from tattered rags of cloud.
Yet the fairies danced,
In winter's clasp,
The immortal court,
Those heartless, soulless, beings.
No earthly tie,
Could keep them bound,
Pass below their feet,
As they go merrily dancing.
A bitter wind chased,
Ghosts of leaves away,
Trails of rime left in its wake,
While mourned the darken'd world,
Of winter's cold embrace,
Can you see the fairies dancing?
00:58 - 01:10Moon Near 1am00:58 - 01:102 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
a monologuing eye,
then dark bush.
Stars At 1am
A blink, then two.
Clouds After 1am
We are the smooth, white leaves.
Moon After 1am
The escapist moon?
No, moving clouds.
Drops of WaterThousands fall upon a fieldDrops of Water2 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
Saturating the surface it's on
It's as unpredictable as it is mysterious
Raging one second and dying the next
It has friends join in it's company
A loud mouth
And a bright star
Each adding it's own flair to the concoction
As time goes on the size changes from small to large
Pounding into any surface even it's very own
Birthed from the sun and raised by the mist above
It returns to it's embryonic form only to be reborn again
Like a phoenix from the ashes
Delicate and powerful it does a beautiful job of combining both
While still being the beauty it is
Conforming to anything and everything it goes through
Letting nothing stand in it's path
Obstacles will dissolve into the one thing it's trying to hold back
Truly something to cherish and respect
It is so vital to us we don't even give it a second thought
The almighty power circulates around us everyday
Waiting to be birthed into the world again
All it needs is a little push from the radiating light above
Ghosts of Dawn With grace they fly,Ghosts of Dawn3 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
'neath a starry sky
through an endless field
of eternal fog
They run by without a sound,
hooves barely touching the ground,
pelts shining with an early spring frost
Then the sun peeks over the horizon
and the ghosts of dawn have moved on
StarfallHeartbreakingly,Starfall1 day ago in Free Verse More Like This
unseen in agonizing silence
with no one
to memorialize them,
starfish begin to disintegrate,
dissolving into star dust
which we may unknowingly
breathe in through the
pores of our skin.
Nature reflects nature,
while dead stars
fall blazingly from the sky
in depths perhaps darker
more clandestine than the
entire span of universe
Astoridea break apart
like fireworks as they
begin to evaporate into the air.
When celestial bodies
recklessly plunge to the Earth
the whole world gapes in awe
as if witnessing miracles
but as sea stars
perhaps less gracefully,
more subtly yet possibly
with farther reaching consequence,
are ripped apart as if by
some internal centrifugal force
there is no one left
to recollect the incident,
no applause or tears,
no wishes made upon
their depleting bodies.
Even as they die
they strive to crawl away
from their decaying bodies,
one last grasp at life,
maybe a plea for immortality.
a mother's love is boundlessi sat outside and i heard the crickets chirpa mother's love is boundless1 week ago in Free Verse More Like This
i sat outside and smoked a cigarette and listened to the sounds of space, the whir of neptune's rings in my ears
i sat outside and thought that if i died nothing would matter and that the world is pseudoscience and the stars are dying just as we are, every time someone dies a star does too and when they are forgotten the stars light stops reaching us
what if the trees know who we are and they are afraid of us
what if they hate us, senseless killers and energy consumers
what if the earth is living and we are the maggots gnawing away at her skin and her insides and sometimes she tries to stop us with hurricanes and tidal waves and sometimes she just lets us be because she's come to love us. like stockholm syndrome
what if that's what karma is
she sees us hurt each other and disciplines us like the mother she is
she wants us to love but we do not love
father space cradles her in his arms because she cries, she paved the way for us to live when
But the Stars Still ShineThe pools in your eyes are leaking their salty waterBut the Stars Still Shine1 month ago in Free Verse More Like This
And your sorrow bleeds through your hands
As they clasp your still-beating heart
Your sadness rent from you, violent,
Cathartic, and debilitating, but wonderful.
Your life may be shattered,
But the stars still shine.
You'll tear your hair out,
And panic will set in,
You might collapse,
Under the sheer weight of your anxiety.
But something drives you on.
You will mourn for kindred souls
And the flames in your eyes
May sputter and go out,
Choked by pain and grief.
But some cosmic force will push you.
You will die here,
Likely in pain,
As will we all,
Perhaps this is cruel.
But life still rages on inside you.
Your body will continue on,
Without you, in other forms
And in other things,
For billions of years.
And you will shine among the stars.
Wind stillNear the crossroads,Wind still2 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
I saw a nightingale
Her face was white as snow
Her coat was brown as bark
She was singing to the clouds,
'Tell me where to go'
But the clouds did not reply
As it was wind still
She was chased away,
From where she came
For the people did not like her song,
As it was too sad to hear
She was longing for that man,
Who had once kept her in a cage
She missed the safety of the cage,
And the softness of his voice
One day she woke up
The cage open,
And the man gone away
He had left her alone
She stayed there for a while,
Hoping he'd come back
Singing his song for him
Until she was chased away
Now she stands at the crossroads,
Wondering where he went
But his tracks have faded
No sign was left for her
So she was praying to the clouds,
'Tell me where to go'
But the clouds did not reply
As it was wind still
FlowerThe flower of a million petals, that all perkily stood towards the sun.Flower2 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
The flower of a million colors, who silently soaked up others tears.
It could not cry, it can not speak.
The din of many explosions in the sky, could always be heard by this flora.
The raining magma of metal, and suffocating haze of the earth,
Will be seen by that flower.
Mist, burning white, sweltering the earth, could be felt by that flower.
The shrieks of children, once joyful now fright, could be heard by that flower.
Warm scarlet rain, and clay buzzing with flies,
could be seen by that flower.
Those million petals, that call serenity and beauty to mind.
Those million colors, that bespeaks mirth to all.
That flower which, has it all, that flower which, seems sorrow-less to all,
Cannot wait to wilt.
TonightI wonder what the stars tonight,Tonight2 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
Are made of, to shine so bright.
I wonder how the moon tonight,
Was polished and crafted, to shine such light.
As I ponder outside the window,
Thinking of stories yet been told,
I wonder why the insects cry,
Moving each second in passing time.
Summer SunsetThe pale dusk skySummer Sunset3 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
Kisses the clouds
Paint their undersides
The sun is a melted crayon,
Reaching for the clouds,
For a final embrace,
Stroking their bellies with
Warm fingers of
The sun is falling, falling
Into its dark slumber,
Stealing the light,
For the starless sky
And the silent
sirennight strolls insiren2 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
straight off the bus of that cloudless summer day
dressed in the colors of a magenta sunset
she moves languidly across the landscape
the perfume of a million southern honeysuckles
follows her wake
her dark skirts sweep over the horizon
glittering with the rhinestones of distant stars
a somnolent moon looks on
lulled by a cicada choir
and seduced by velvet darkness
he falls across the sky
in a drunken dance
till she leaves him on the bench of dawn
as the streetlights go out
Sunshine And SunsetWhen it is time for Sun's birth,Sunshine And Sunset2 weeks ago in Free Verse More Like This
It is the time for us to mirth.
But while it's time for Sun to sink,
We sleep and don't blink.