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When The Heart Sleeps

I’ll go away if you want Like ghosts; love’s apparitions In no condition The soul will not sleep Where the heart doesn’t rest Whole and breathe deep The mind becomes a mess Dreaming of someone far away Distantly where no one can wait Walking away with no one to nowhere […]


It’s the way she moves words In and out of my mind How I can’t stop thinking  About what she said last And time Time passes so quickly I can see her smile Without her even being there And, I can laugh for the both of us Even when I’m […]

Hill Side

I can never leave this place Holds me by the soul Hand in hand  And down the hole Abyssal sinking Deep breaths between the walls Move me jarringly Trip on and trip over Along and to move on But after What waits for us? © The Sad Owl

Whence Came You

Somewhere in the depths water drops off the tip of stalactites Slowly free flowing, uneven decline, one after another in zig zag lines Gently creeping, freefalling while sleeping, the echo of nothing  Peacefully dreaming; a war in the mind laid to rest, no more weeping  Seeping further into the earth’s […]


Your smile casts a shadow  Crescent as the moon Sharp as a star pointing its light It hurts My heart Familiar and to be forgotten Spoken and distant Whispering along light-years  Somewhere outside the atmosphere I can’t breathe when something so beautiful Remains so far away © The Sad Owl

For a Moment

When still is still Like words etched in stone Forever here After and after  Forever and ever Made for ever  For always, a defunct motto And always will be  Sadly, solemnly Solely take all of me  Take my soul please If you please On my knees pray for me I’ll […]

Star Light

What does it mean to have a soul at rest? I wander, along the shore where waves lightly brush the sand. The glimmer of salted grains reflect the stars and darken as they eclipse behind clouds. My footprints wash away along with the light. I wonder, will I too disappear […]

Idyllic Diamond

What will people think?  They will think whatever they desire to think Lithe figure bodaciously dancing into the dark The quiescent twilight where you shone through  Calling out to a time we could call our halcyon drift Floating gently in a crystalline unison  Broken apart at the edges in 58 […]


In– All your worries left with the wind Exhale out In– All the love that has never been Exhale out In– All love lost in lust and sin Exhale out In– All dreams held just within Exhale out – Into the world with peace Your breath comes to life ©️ […]

Subtle Rejection

The way your eyes glow and pupils dilate wide Body turned away and no heartbeat felt inside Hopeful blood rushes through the veins Dreams and thoughts flow inside a brain Too moronic to interpret that Perhaps in fact I am still alone and that you feel nothing at all © […]