Bibliophilia

A quiet, soft spot to be alone A steaming cuppa, a good book, warm blanket, Getting lost in the words of a land unknown Knights and maidens glorified in iambic sonnet Uncharted stars and worlds strange Joining an unexpected journey with a Hobbit A family saga set against the good earth Freedom to read radical … Continue reading Bibliophilia

Skin deep beauty

Sublimely chic, seductively breathy Stylishly smug and fashionably proud The merciless type with skin deep beauty Her features flawless, her body well endowed Not a hair out-of-place, her curl flirtatious Perfectly arched eyebrows can quell any crowd She carries herself with an air of blitheness Indifferent to jealous stares, and shameless lust Like a dancer, … Continue reading Skin deep beauty

rocky, foggy beach

Murky in-between

I struggle within that murky in-between A distant boundary imperceptible Nightmarish creatures lurking unseen Damned to wander a dismal shore eternal Unsteady steps on shifting, rocky sand Wreckage of mournful regrets immortal Abandoned upon that tormented strand No guiding light cutting through the seaward gloom No charted path to traverse the hinterland Is this nocturnal … Continue reading Murky in-between

Demon within

Twisted tightly within my breast lies in wait A feral demon, foul and terrifying. Coiled, set to strike at its vulnerable bait. The fiend’s fabricated facade belying Its true predatory nature, starved for prey. Small and grim, destroyer of hope undying. Each of us toils to hold such a beast at bay, Struggling to control … Continue reading Demon within