When Two Became One

It started with two… Two lives we were, When our paths converged, We merged, Into one. One ceremony, A few testimonies, Gave us disparate two, One name, One home, One bond. Thus we two became, Man & Woman. ———— Fast forward, A few years, Still one, But so unlike. Distinct tastes, Divergent beliefs, Different likes,…

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Let me be me!

Why is it, That when I tell them, I can’t be, Somebody else, I am me, They stare at me, Those deprecating eyes, Like I’m some leper, To be despised? __________ I’m the same as they, Maybe just a bit deranged, But does that make me strange? I think not! Just sometimes, Unlike the lot.…

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When?

When will you, Take that walk, To the coffeeshop, Where each day, She awaits, Book in hand,  Hope in her heart, Only to be Crestfallen by the end Of another day That has passed? _______________ _______________ When will you, Offer that box of Nougats, Or tin of cookies, And sit by her side While you…

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Glitter and Gold

via Daily Prompt: Glitter   Glitter, glitter, gold, gold, Wad of money, sold, sold, ‘Party’s on’, told, told, Dressed up bold, bold, Dancing to music old, old, Jealous eyes, cold, cold, Rough hands, hold, hold, Snatched earrings, oh, no! Eyes teary, legs fold, Mummy-daddy scold,  scold, ‘No more parties’ told,  told, B’bye freedom, B’bye gold!…

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My Darling Crook

It’s that something, In your eyes, That something, In your smile, That naughty something, In the twitch of your nose, In that tilt of your lips.   That something in, The way my name, Rolls through your, Velvet tongue, Rests on the cusp, Of your soft, Dewey lips.   It’s that something, In your presence,…

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Howling at the Moon

There you are, Up in the ether, Your flawed alabaster face, Peeking through the pillowy clouds. The pall like night, Is darker than ever, Yet your light draws me close, Like that love-struck fly, To the compelling candlelight. You’re brighter than the stars, Your silver luminescence unreal, The cool wind sighs your name in my…

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