TSM 182 — Consumed

Consumed On lonely nights I see you therewhen moonlight steals into the roomor candles flicker in the gloom.When all’s asleep but me and you. When dawn’s song seems so far awayon sleepless nights, I hear you there,the creaking board upon the stair;your scratching in the ceiling tile. When mist is thick along the groundand seeps…

TSM 180 — Night Walker

My darling, why did you goto a place so dark?I truly need to know. Empty clangs, doves moan,heels click, soul marked.My darling, why did you go? Night screams, blood flowsyet no answer, my sanity infarct.I fervently need to know incantation to transposefrom ghoul back to art.My darling, why did you go? Numbers terrify, a village…

dVerse Quadrille Monday 136 – Early Morning Transport

Some quiet clockwork morningsair crunches, birds still slumber;cats furry donuts in fleece bedswhen anachronistic stage is set;triggers from percolator poemstransport with each sip, to whenlips lingered over lips together,steam wisps and easy smilescozy-niched into our forever.   image:  “Morning Coffee,” by Khalid Saqr Linda is today’s host for dVerse’. Linda says:Hello Everyone and Welcome to…

dVerse — Quadrille 134 — Get on Board

Oh baby girl how I heart you,a timelessness transporter to grace divine. Wrinkles disappear, gravity lightens with your toothless smile. Pitted stone weeps, chest’s choke cranked, chugging on the joy line. Your coo delivers cool healing to all passengers.We’re at our destination.   NOTE:  The top image is not my granddaughter.   Image link here. De…

#FF — Si Lom Road

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot They’d met at the Annual International Bingo Conference last year, when it was in his home town. He’d been captivated by the number of cards she could play at one time and by her dobbing skills. She’d liked his smile and his thoughtfulness. They’d learned they also shared a love…

The Sunday Muse 158 — Dream Lover

To knock me off balance again I see you, wind-blown, in my dream. Freezing and begging for respite, I beckon, “Come, get in the car.” So cold you are! You reach for me to knock me off balance again. We cling for dear life, for our love, enduring time, circumstances. I hadn’t thought of you…

dVerse — MTB — Heart Strings

There’s a fat butterball in a sapphire sky as the words float away now forgotten the whys With the crane in the grass and her mate in the pond I suck love from the air as they sing of their bond Honeybees // dandelion chipmunks dig out their tunnels Robins run // then they stop…