A Love Lost

Howling winds and driving rains seethe in the dark and hazy recesses of my mind. Raindrops slowly streak the window pane like tear drops shed in vain while all the while waiting and wondering, I sit writhing in torturous agony and pain. Sorrow washes in dark tumultuous waves, crashing against my broken battered heart. Love's … Continue reading A Love Lost

Shrouded Silhouettes

For my Word Snap Weekly challenge this week, sponsored by Amanda of Unique Art Chic, I would like to add a Tanka poem to celebrate warmer temperatures (for today only) and the return to fog and rainy mornings here in Pensacola, Florida. What is a Tanka, you ask?  Here is what The Poem Workshop says: … Continue reading Shrouded Silhouettes

Flickering Flames

  Flames flicker in the heavy breeze from the open window, as raindrops spit against the glass - falling, rhythmic, keeping time. Wet spatters slide. Tears fall, like rivulets filling the ocean of my heart. Flames sputter, stutter, go out. Love and longing searching for a remedy. Air so heavy you cannot breathe gasping, panting, … Continue reading Flickering Flames

SoCS–The Shape of Things to Come

This post is part of Linda’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday where our prompt was “shape.” Badge by: Doobster @ Mindful Digressions Thanks for looking in on me today.  I always look forward to our visits, Silver Threading

A Flickering Flame

  The flame flickers in the breeze from the open window Raindrops spit against the glass. Falling, rhythmic, keeping time Wet spatters slide rivulets filling the ocean of my heart. The flame sputters, stutters, goes out. Love and longing searching for a remedy. Air so heavy you cannot breathe Gasping, panting, breathless - The steady … Continue reading A Flickering Flame