Pick One

Carefully choosing among the sharp, the hard, the brute and the bad, my shaking hand grazes the powerful tools’ varied edges as it discerns what it’ll use to you and your mistress. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Ashim D’Silva In response to Sonya of Only 100 Words‘ Three Line Tales Week Twenty-Eight. If… Continue reading Pick One

Morning View

Awakened by the loud jeers, cheers of the playing boys outside, I slowly went out of bed. He’s standing just outside our bedroom door staring, waiting for me. He offered his hands with a weak smile. I smiled back and took his hand to his surprise. Outside, I gripped his hands tighter as my eyes… Continue reading Morning View

Nefelibata

I am one of the richest woman. All men bow before me. My words are valued and honored. No one dare to refute thee. A humongous walk-in closet, houses my finest garments. An equally majestic library serves as fortress of my wordly attachments. Admiring the glory of my dreams that are now a reality, I… Continue reading Nefelibata

Cherry Lips

Our old cherry tree is pregnant again with its plump, bloody, cheerful fruits, which always remind me of your red lips as soft as the sound of the flute--- until that wintry day came and turned them so blue and oh, so cold. ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Inma Ibáñez  I… Continue reading Cherry Lips

Astrobleme

Astrobleme: An Abhanga* you are the huge meteor that dig a deep crater still hollow years after--- no time can heal. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Abhanga, "the completion" is a stanzaic form commonly used for devotional poetic composition although it… Continue reading Astrobleme

Word-High July:Pahimakas

Pahimakas The day you said the last goodbye felt like the end of entire I. The curse of love not returned, dawned on me like waves unnerved. Years after you said your last words, I’m still unsure if I regret, that I pulled the trigger after you confessed you love her. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading… Continue reading Word-High July:Pahimakas

Word-High July: Dalisay

Dalisay As pure as the fresh water of the running stream, as pure as a baby’s voice’s first time scream, that is you and your love ‘fore you learned the word drugs. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 24 - Dalisay.

Crevasse

Crevasse: A Cinquino* I made a nest inside a beating crack without knowing it was your own sinking soul’s hole. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Cinquino is seems to me is a gimmicky invented verse form that reverses the syllable count… Continue reading Crevasse

Obsidian

Obsidian: An Ode You owned me like a volcano owning his magma. And when you erupted and excreted all of me, alone I cooled and become a new being. An obsidian with a frozen heart, bold and braver, fierce and better. Thanks to you, my former lover. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo… Continue reading Obsidian

Malleus Maleficarum

Malleus Maleficarum: A Monorhyme Your words enchanting, her cold heart melting. Your skills in spell binding, stopped her from searching--- the truth of lying the ache of loving the death of living. But like a star twinkling a velvet night ending, a witch retiring, you start fading. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved.… Continue reading Malleus Maleficarum