TSM 221 — Ghost: the sequel villanelle

Patrick Swayze (and unperturbed cat) from Ghost You died with me when I met my end When midnight struck and tore asunder Grief seeps through worlds to join us again Not just soulmate, lover, and best friend Time slows to still with Fate’s foul blunder You died with me when I met my end Though…

TSM 184 — Let your light so shine

Let your light so shine, a beacon for drained and withered, dying souls. Revive spring to their winter season. Salve the madness back to reason Restore jagged fragments into wholes Let your light so shine, a beacon Neutralize foul acts of treason Bright care cauterize weeping holes Revive spring to their winter season Scalpel out…

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…

TSM 169 — Sun on my face

When the sun warms my face,when the wind blows my hair,I can feel grey erase. A direct shot of grace,it reads like a prayerwhen the sun warms my face. Benediction in raysto disperse earthly cares,I can feel grey erase. I forget my mistakes,cast my doubts to the airwhen the sun warms my face. Content thoughts…

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #138 — Intrepid We Go Forth

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women are players. They have their entries and exits” — Shakespeare.   Who we are is learned behavior. Reinforced by repetition Institutions’ sour savor Us v. Them a favored flavor Cooked by gluttons’ craved ambition Who we are is learned behavior. Taints our sense like…

dVerse — villanelle — Green Disease

We should control our avarice It matters not if kith nor kin It makes our souls cadaverous Our urge to win is sick, scabrous, Where matricide isn’t a sin We can’t control our avarice Our Mother’s become cancerous We can’t tell her bone from her skin It makes our souls cadaverous Our eyes gulp down…