How have you inked
this palpitant heart?
Well, let me tell you:
Your barbs extend
long and deep and far,
far enough to pierce
skin of my resistance
with needlepoint of
But not only skin
deep; you refuse to
settle for what I
had to offer, deep--
you broke skin and
plunged deeper than
anyone ever did go
pierced right through
Thursday 9th April 2015 8:16 pm
Had I known much earlier than I have , It would most surely have been spent With more intention and purpose. Then again, there is always next year! __________________________________ Resolved during the 30th UNESCO session to proclaim March 21 as World Poetry Day.
Saturday 21st March 2015 1:54 pm
You have a right To bruised knees And broken dreams Disappointments And promises kept, To casts, itchy & graffitied On either arm or leg and tears on reddened cheeks; Elation and defeat, Snotty nose and blistered feet. Yes, to these you have a right, and more, Life's every essence, outside your door.
Friday 20th March 2015 12:50 am
Where did you get that hat!?
Folks grind on me each day.
"Keep it off, tis not funny!"
Sorry, but it's staying on this way!
Tis the hat my father never wore
on St. Paddy's day, you'd swore
Tis but me spiked up hair, y'seen
Doused with a lot o'spray on green!
I haven't me a hat, let alone respect;
So I'll bug off with me head erect.
And just as well, I'm on me way
I haven't a shamro...
Wednesday 18th March 2015 1:00 am