Lyre

When distance grew I tried to strain My eyes The silhouette of you I spied Until I couldn’t crane My neck another inch to view The places that so heavenly you flew With letters sent I’d so remain Inside A well, my water spent Of pride A fracture on a plane Of glass that I…

Ripple

Often is it said That one should never bet the farm Never go to bed Without first setting the alarm Never load the lead Unless you truly plan to harm Never let your head Be ruled beneath another’s charm One could rightly say That a request should end with please That your given days Should…

Lepers

Prompt: Gargoyles, Cathedral, Architecture For when the bells of iron chime Then on to the cathedral Do they move along the streets to fall in line Stop they, all the tearful toil Standing cold and idle Not a shift or sidle – rigid as gargoyles With given words of ashen lecture Symbols of compassion Worn…

Diogenes

Weekly Prompt: Oil, Flicker, Darkness Additionally, there’s an IG account whose prompt for the week is “Mythology” I shall try to use…all of that… Alas, I see the sun as full as moons upon the dusk And e’re I see the light consumes Another mere costume upon your husk Where I conceive illumination set upon…

no wonder

i still wonder but i no longer hope but that’s not true i always hope but i have no faith or do i have faith but i just don’t believe? i look for truth i look for authenticity but it seems i find nothing a world full of nothing people full of nothing & then…