Category Archives: Poetry

The Pathway

Originally posted on A Sliver of Life:
Shed the smug snobbish shroud, forsake flawed pretext of proud, hold a humble harmonious heart, a courteous compassionate new start, learn from mother she forgives deceit, casting emeralds in paths of concrete! –…

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Heaven?

Many will say: Those who do this and steer clear of that clearly have God tucked under their hat. And those who’ve insured themselves against fire by naming the cross and defaming desire are certain their names must appear on … Continue reading

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You Are My Allegory

Today is my wife’s birthday. It’s no great wonder we should think in metaphors Our lives are but a parallel to something more Still, lacking that more perfect world we’ll call this Life And mend each other’s broken wings and … Continue reading

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But, what of the end?

Originally posted on A Cornered Gurl:
Courtesy of CBS News/End of The World Images Will it come with fire and brimstone? Fearful children running alongside their parents– Threatened to be charred while in motion. Can we expect it as if…

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Winter Truth

The world is born in the spring rejoices in summer and bundles its blessings in autumn ∴ But only in the winter does it learn who it is

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Transcendence

Originally posted on Life Less Ordinary:
Yesterday, we were Today, we are Tomorrow, an uncertainty, A dream to be. As for man, A blade of grass When the wind passes He vanishes, his memory naught We dance with abandon, Our…

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Their Illicit Lover

 This is one of my darker posts. And for a good reason. Please read through to the end.   A true story. He said he would kill them In his time, in his way And yet they let him stay … Continue reading

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