Tag Archives: #poetrycommunity

Dream Dancing

She imagined him sometimes, the laugh he shared, reminding her his life was hers, that she mattered to him. Her closed eyes summoned him, his hand to her cheek, his gaze holding her in an embrace for an extra moment … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fantasical World

Once upon the glimmer of a fading thought, she caught a glimpse of the dream once thought gone forever in a life where her past self believed she had eternity. If improbably glimpsing the dream was a momentary reality, then … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Road to Respect

There was a special pain in the moment she realized years of investment had made her a thing discarded. Her two-way road to truth was a one-way lane fraught with lies, all the sweet words in the world still amounting … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Owning Her Life

She was the owner of her life. Why had it taken so long to realize the truth? It wasn’t a question needing an answer, it was a truth awaiting her actions. “Can’t” became a firm “won’t.” She was no one’s … Continue reading

Advertisement
Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Lonely Journey Forward

A journey, her journey, the encouraging words behind growing more faint with each step she took forward. Looking back, the distant smiles, they were indistinct representations rather than the sincerity once shared, or had she changed? Given the changes, her … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where Snow Angels Hadn’t Yet Tread

Sparkling on the snow of another morning’s light were crystals of hope awaiting her hand to hold. She knelt in the white where snow angels hadn’t yet tread and grasped the life opportunity she thought she’d lost. Breathing in the … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Branches

a sapling trying to grow to find her way closer to the sky it was a lonely business being a tree no other trees near none to hold she gained a leaf then lost it still alone others too far … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crossing the Chasm

she counted on one hand some days that required effort… on those fingers she found the times when a single moment was an unmistakable chasm between before and after time was fluid yet life possessed no flow instead, a corduroy … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Treasured Talks

five pounds and an ounce her beloved grandchild he’d grow-up to be a man one day in her thoughts impossibility rendered reality in her solitude where others let her be with her pain the day came when she whispered to … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Tree in the Forest

a sapling that never grew uprooted its future exposed in lifelessness its life gone before she held it before mourning she knelt in the forest tears to soil senseless ending in her hands the life that might’ve been lingered as … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment