Tag: literature

No Means No

She said no, But he saw red. With blood in his eye He forced her to bed… Closing his eyes, He drifted to sleep. She lay awake, Refusing to weep. Hearing him snore, She aimed for his head. Her sheets were white, But they saw red. Mother Hen Admittedly, […]

Successfully Eluding Success

Sometimes I envy the linear thinker Who plots his course in concrete lines, Unswerving, unbending and uncomplicated. He is a dart, an arrow aimed for the bullseye of life; He is a winning horse nosing ahead at the finish line. Others of us take circuitous routes,      Roads full of detours and roundabouts. […]

Unfinding

Lost begets found      As ounce begets pound           And sin begets pardon                When the heart is willing.                     Nevertheless,               […]

Away

If wishes were horses I should be away, Abandoning reason and common sense, Normalcy, expectation, Skin, blood and bone. A beggar’s ride from nadir To far distant crest. And still I stay Away, yet at home. For horses, Like dreams, Are fearsome things to ride. Mother Hen Feature photo: shutterstock (Writing […]

Rubbish – a Sonnet

Rotten thoughts conceived in my heart Have no place in a life reformed, Improved, bettered, and informed. It is but rubbish festering in the dark. What is waste must depart Lest yesterday’s ugliness Spoil today’s happiness And tomorrow’s joy by its hideous mark. Where then to dispose of rancorous sentiment? Is there […]