In the early morning hours, I heard the pattering feet from the kittens running in my neighbors apartment. I smell roses as I wash my face. The cool water warming to my routine. Then I notice the clouded skies and hear the crow caw. The kids are being picked up by the school bus, it’s … Continue reading Haibun Wednesday – A Go Dog Go Cafe Challenge
Maple and cranberry leaves Taste the melting Snow It seemed to radiate A certain amount Of ancient hickory And fire I lifted the last leaf From the toadstool To find the ancient city Of the fae folk That only appeared in The autumn light It's funny cause I wrote this as a response to an … Continue reading And Fire – A Free Verse Poem by Leona
The we inside Ask about news Of where to go What to think How to be Can you answer Us As we shape Form Mold Into a person That does not Have a dawn
--dried flowers enter in a new dawn-- lazy that’s what they call you --fingers twist and wonder always-- Do I even know my name? --flaxen hair sticks To the backs-- Mother Is no longer here --the gods fear this Un-definite-- Hades shall Swallow me whole --Am I unknown--
Mark my words Antony For just as Ra Brings the sun and Horus brings time So I will Becon my love To you . Try to leave Try to fly away But my words will Reach you . For the spell Has been cast And prayers have Been asked The art of my Love has … Continue reading Cleopatra-A Free Verse Poem by Leona
You expected me to Dream In yellows and blues But I told you that I'm not from this part of town You expected me to Love In red panda kisses But I told you that I don't like the big city light You asked me to Sing The way I did in the month of … Continue reading Always Traveled Alone – A Free Verse Poem by Leona
Forget me not Love of mine Distant shores to waver As your hair Brushes against My lips Forget me not Of mine As I make a New catalyst To give you me This poem was inspired by the Tuesday Writing prompt found at the Go Dog Go Cafe!
“A fevered dream” Just you and I [on the beaches where waves crash endlessly] Remembering the itching feeling “Your gray hair is lovely” It began as a tilt-a-whirl [how we walked on the dirty smelly streets of New York] A devil’s kiss for the lost “You were my only love” To the wind we laughed … Continue reading Devil’s Kiss- Free Verse Poetry by Liyona
<trembling> Exhale as the wind Rises +My sail is tied to the starboard mast + <sinking> Smooth movement clouded nights -shadows of our past- Suddenly: <splashing> This is written in response to the Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Prompt!
[card table, coffee, tea] Handfuls of regrets Cling to my inner thighs [a seasonal candle and potpourri] My time is not my own I lift the sheets from my skin [books, bindings, pages, and musty scents] Have I unveiled myself To you? Reaching across fabric of time [a half filled cup by the bedside, pen … Continue reading I was – Free Verse Poetry by Liyona