Captive

Shook to the core to see you watching Pain set free to reignite Blade slice slivers of raw emotion Battered heart destroyed by smite Raking up sweet memory crushed Healing tender thoughts undone One look at you again I’m shaking Trapped between dark cloud and sun Can I dare for hopes horizon To speak with … More Captive

Waiting

A thousand nights, waiting for your call Anticipation, hope, My heart torn, battered, and broke Love’s sweet promise Smothered and choked How can I give up, my beautiful dream Pretend there was nothing Boiling water No steam I wait for you still, every minute, every day Wish for our star To shine This, I pray … More Waiting

She

He loved the way she twirled her hair The way she bit her lip He loved the way she looked bemused When a secret, she let slip He loved the way she smiled at him At random, out of the blue He loved the way she spoke to him Deep, sincere, and true, He loved … More She

Soul For My Audience

Simone, bathed in the theatre spotlight. she stood with arms held aloft, pulsating waves of self -gratification ignited her, from head to toe “My devoted audience had quite a show this night” she mouthed wickedly. “Sweet darlings” she sang, “Go and tell how generous Simone, enriches your dull and sorry lives.” Smiling lips of rich … More Soul For My Audience

W.B. YEATS

When You are Old When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love … More W.B. YEATS