*This is a found poem written for a school project. Every word and line is taken from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness* That heart of darkness, Is it not frightful? The shackled form of a conquered monster; Truth stripped of its cloak of time, The truth of the “civilized man”. Angel or a fiend? A … Continue reading Devils- Found Poem
Oh my sailor, My sailor, across the sea Far, far from me, Where I pine and dream, But cannot be with my sailor across the sea. Oh my sailor. My sailor, across the sea. Please think of me While I wait here for you, Patiently For my sailor across the sea. Oh my … Continue reading My Sailor
This is a poem written from an ancient-Celt's perspective. The Celts divided the year between Light and Dark, and Samhain was the dividing point. This Holiday fell at the end of Summer Harvest. As the days grew shorter and colder, and the night's grew longer there was no hope of growing more food until Spring. … Continue reading Samhain- Ancient Origins of Halloween
We talk of monsters- Of things inhumane. Unnatural, evil creatures Lurking in the dark. We talk of monsters- Of things unlike us. Twisted, unreal beasts- Part of another world. We talk of monsters- As if they aren’t real. Imagined, conceived visions- figurative illusions. We talk of monsters- But we are the monsters: … Continue reading Monsters
Writing Challenge: Sept 15, 2017 Prompt: Imagine finding a box. What is inside? Outside, in the center of the grove of trees that grow in the backyard, I see a box. It is a pale wood, perfectly symmetrical, and entirely unremarkable- except for the simple fact that no one knows where it came from. I … Continue reading The Box
*I promised to post this earlier, but I got busy with the first week of school- classes, homework, adjusting to a new schedule etc. In any case, here it is. * Autumn I stand outside just before a rainstorm Staring at the mountains filled with brown, green, red, yellow, and orange Contrasted and enhanced by … Continue reading Autumn
A poem about the loss of a friend. Looking through posts I saw that I promised to post this poem at a later date but got busy and forgot. I Couldn't Find the Moon I couldn’t find the moon tonight; It hid behind the clouds. I cried, thinking of you and how You loved to … Continue reading I Couldn’t Find the Moon
I wish I could write something that will change a life; Inspire someone. If someone could learn from the mistakes I’ve made, Or heal their wounds by reading of mine I will be content. My life wouldn’t have been a waste If one person could find solace in my words.