horror · monsters · poetry

No Such Thing Part 2

image link Left hemisphere seized up No grease Sand in the gears Amygdala sensory alert Walking into the aftermath of the maelstrom The tinkling echoes of 10,000 shards of glass Pastel and clear confetti Embedded in the carpet Like IEDs for unwary tender feet, It will be a long time before skin Touches the floor.… Continue reading No Such Thing Part 2

Daoism · poetry · remembrance · work

Depot

image link   You’ve heard fake it 'til you make it? Where you pretend you’re caring Human, empathetic, a good listener, Monogamous, drug-free, eating single portions. It’s practice, they say, try on the role, And one day you’ll get the golden trophy. It takes time, they say, things worth having Are worth working for.  Time… Continue reading Depot

Daoism · ecology · fauna · flora · poetry · Taoism · The Daily Post -- Prompts

A Prayer

image link Across the skies Across the land A pall Grey above and below With patches of white above and below Not enough to allow Spirits more than a millimeter Away from zero. --- Souls across the planet Of warm-blooded, plants, Stones, and water, and the Rest of the 10,000 things, In earnest, heart-beaming to… Continue reading A Prayer

love · poetry · remembrance · Uncategorized

If Love was Enough

image link If love was enough, I’d overlook your unwavering putdowns of others whose faces you smile into, million small cuts, relentless putdowns of me, non-dissuadable gaslighting, insistence for appeasement, unsatiable abyss of need and want for any and everything.   If love was enough, I’d allow only your smile, laugh, kindness to animals, knowledge… Continue reading If Love was Enough

nature · poetry

Soul’s Womb

image link Soul’s Womb     A warm wet cave Provides a snug, Nourishing cocoon, A shelter from the storm It is oh so cozy No need to fret here Snuggled in Hearing the reassuring thump thump thump Of pulsing capillary-rich beltways Saturated with hormones, giving Calm assurance That no harm can come here. ----- The rutted… Continue reading Soul’s Womb

fauna · movie review · poetry · The Daily Post -- Prompts

Zoo – m, Zoo – t, and Fierce Creatures

image link Zoo is not quite quick enough, Less than a suit, Brings wild things into sight You don’t have to shoot ~ ~ ~ They’re captivating, Sometimes grating. Hide in plain sight They chase each other Baby, mother Sometimes they fight ~ ~ ~ They’re teamish, Squeamish, Specially the snakes They’re frightful, Delightful, Surrounded… Continue reading Zoo – m, Zoo – t, and Fierce Creatures

#OctPoWriMo2017 · blitz · poetry · The Daily Post -- Prompts

Lips to Toesies

image link who knew it would end up where it did?  blitz poem.  enjoy!   bite the hand bite the lip lip service lip stick stick man stick em up up now up and down down town down round round about round robin robin’s nest robin and batman batman flies batman rides rides hard rides… Continue reading Lips to Toesies

Daoism · poetry · Taoism · The Daily Post -- Prompts

Specks and Loops

image link A mere speck, Absorbing light And other nutrients From its surroundings Glowing, growing Larger, stronger. Once easily wiped away Or washed down the drain, Now bright and pulsing, Now entrenched and radiating Matter approaches and feels heat Sharp pain, then vaporization if touched. The inevitability of yin and yang Compels blinding light and… Continue reading Specks and Loops

poetry · The Daily Post -- Prompts

The Looking Glass

image link Clutching at scraps, Slight involuntary movements, A timbre to the voice, The positioning of an eyebrow, Morsels that may indicate Whether truth or lies. Approval or disapproval. I’ve never lied to you, And there are no bones About my opinions, Yet the eternal search Continues.   Do you know how fatiguing It is… Continue reading The Looking Glass