Today, as you celebrate happiness
I commemorate heartbreak
Bad loves metamorphoses
Tell me lies, come lie to me
Forget the head, the foolish heart will believe
It once came across an angel
White wore she
Her halo intact
Her aura glowed
Pure and pristine
A hand reaches down.
And picks them up, gingerly, gently, with care.
A fractured fragment.
A shattered shard.
Brittle, broken, ruptured remnants.
Places them in order. Continue reading →
I’d rather write a thousand words
And have you draw that one picture
On the canvas of your mind
You know that familiar scalloped shape
Tapering to a point
Colour it a crimson
Let the paint run Continue reading →
See that wad of paper on the floor?
Crushed, crumpled, forlorn and alone,
Cast aside and thrown away, ignored, stepped upon…
Without the dignity of being put in a bin,
Where it can lie hidden, in wait of recycling.
It was once a fresh, crisp sheet. Continue reading →
Seduced by her visage
Her laughter, the temptress
Bewitching, captivating, ensnaring
Cupid’s mischievous minstrel plucked a tune with my heartstrings
As the sorceress drew me ever deeper in
To a rapturous dalliance
Till my ensuing torment
Was shredded by the rapier of reality