snowdrops and broken hearts: a monorhyme*

Pluck one, and then two, hold those tears, though true, “He loves you not.” Chew perished juice— his rue. Pluck three, four, five. Phew. Let him go. Adieu. Enough of flower’s woo, your chapter is through. Spit the seed ‘side you. Beside your window’s view, sink yesterday’s blue, water with hope’s brew. Wait for spring’s […]

Rebirth*

*A collaboration with my Queen of Sonnets,who I consider a dear friend,  Melinda Kucsera of In Media Res. Rebirth*: A Renkay** Through bright light I rise Endless night I leave behind From a corpse set free Body lays frozen As warm soul flies, awaken Is my life’s taken? Into light divine The source of life I see Death […]

From Darkness*

*A collaboration with my new-found pen-partner, Josslyn Turner of A Life In Transition. From Darkness Stumbling, catching breath Through forest of black Where dreams are scarce Breakaway from the static Searching, seeking light ‘tween trees like beasts Death seething in the gloom Catching souls that wilt Struggling, fighting for purpose Escape from the lingering shadows Where regrets […]