Category: Poem

  • “Flowers”

    I tiptoe around the fallen ones Still bright and fragrant They lived their purpose. Fallen but not forgotten Laying carelessly soaking in the warmth Last bit of summer Leaves will follow next month I breathe in and accept their fate Now, they rest and mingle with the mud To strengthen the roots For the next […]

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  • “Caged”

    The whistle shrieks louder in the early morning hours. When all is quiet but nothing is still. I walk to the coffee station looking for the mug I use every day. The one I have been carrying with me since I left home for college. I am 29 years old right now, so yes, it […]

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  • “Pretend I am a Ghost”

    I have lived here long. Before it was yours. A time ago it was mine. The leaves still turned yellow each fall. The flowers blossomed even then in spring. But it was my laugh that echoed here. Lazy afternoons were my favorite. Sitting under the weeping willow sketching my dreams I have lived here long. […]

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  • “Tired”

    Eyes shut down hugging the heaviness of the day Ears tune out the noises too loud Lips ignore the words mind wants to scream Heart runs fast to get away from me So I put the head on a pillow Dreaming of the hugs that once were But now only a thing of the past.

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