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Clothes in the Dryer

I tried For a long time Cried A loss of mine Everyday I read the labels and their instructions You and I pulled by cables at first introductions The fabric of my favorite tee shirt Was now less tightly woven than my heart strings We laughed and smiled a flirt […]

The Set Up

It was hard to swallow The words you said “You’re not getting any younger” But how old is not old enough for this to be okay Settling down But My soul is too young Love shouldn’t be just because

Beauty in Tragedy

Another morning without your wise words or small quips Witty-minded cracked lips dry humor that needs ChapStick Every word read and wrote magic If you told me it wasn’t so, I simply would not have it Havoc, pathos and fears written tragic Never could get past those moments of a […]

Death of a Writer

Wasn’t it your voice, where did it go Lost in the noise, overwhelming echo The past becomes a melancholic musical Somewhat unusual to see you gone It’s now your funeral   Between disappearing and deceased The feeling is still mutual Sadness for the loss of something beautiful Words can’t express, […]

A Walk in The Dark (Act II)

Peeling bark and newborn cries Concealed in the shame of her lies Screams Far off the wolves howl high Into the moon new life nigh Bloody Messes of her life she still tries To no avail fails, a roll of the die Murder Hands hold cold corpses twin lives Sink […]

A Walk in The Dark (Act I)

Skin sheen glisten in the moonlight Soft dove no peace uptakes flight Leaves Forest flourish orchids in the night Darkest beasts hide fear holds tight Fallen Porcelain maiden white dress with skin light Tears fall blurr ponds both eyes lose sight Never Escaping feelings those who lose the will to […]

Dropped my Cassette

The echoes of eternity fade My broken cassette The recording that we made must we go Let voices Disappearing for Cheering dear Endearing backwards Steering Crashing gone are We still Going destination Set did you Forget forgotten are We lacking Memory wandering Wondering repeat Rewind   © The Sad Owl

Yes

I thought I heard a voice Familiar in sound Asking for a choice Muffled words drowned Dehydrated, my thoughts Cloudy now tongue dry Hands flailing poor fought Losing this I try Opportunity lost cannot be restored Unsalvageable wreck will never float to shore No more I said, no more The […]

Love’s Seasons

How we met like this Serendipitous All the colors of autumn Falling around us The last leaves wither It was winter In the blink of an eye You and I Moved like the hands of the clock Seconds seemed precious In the hours we would talk When did it contract […]

Sinking Cities

We reached — Across separate shorelines The same sea divided us Breathing deep We jumped at the same time To swim if we must The waves carried us Further but also closer Away from the shoreline now In turbulent tides I will find you someway somehow We promised deep inside […]