Sestina

Down the lane walks tired Jack
Towards his waiting Jill
Whose weary eyes gaze out the window
Ears filled with the rattling of the heater
Jack walks in; Jill says ‘my love it is quite late’
His lips brush her cheek, ‘I am going to bed’ Read More

Stardust

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“According to Greek Mythology,Β humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.”

Plato’s The Symposium

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Tusks

Fingertips brushing over harmonic white keys
Two thousand dollars for a pound of ivory
The crack of the cue hitting billiard balls
A crack of the gun and another one falls
The child nudges his mother but her body is still
Two thousand dollars, drenched in the blood we have spilled.

Opposites

Words bridge the gap between your world and mine
Touching one another where our hands cannot
My fingers brush yours as I whisper goodnight
Though my hand lies alone on the pillow Read More

Lonely Souls

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Two lonely souls that once were one,
Sitting on a bench of splintering wood
Surrounded by trees whose leaves have turned brown
Their sadness misunderstood. Read More