dynamite moated by bleach

Beautiful, touching, deep poetry

A Wonderer's Heart

my happy is yellow
my sad is deep blue
my angry is blood red
my inspired is see-through
but unlike my words,
my moods are far from clear
my life is a high speed chase
and I feel chained to the rear

“STOP” I scream
a tear rolls down my cheek
“I DON’T WANT YOU HERE”
i morph, becoming weak

yet each day I paint
my eyes bigger, my skin pretty
my smile present, my heart alive
i conceal my anger, blending it in
until there’s too much and it breaks,
my cover way too thin

a flame starts burning, a wildfire takes hold
alight for days until I’m left alone in the cold
“i need someone, I need anyone”
but they’ve left my ashy side
“who wants to be friends
with the electric current?” I cried

so I break into shards
tucked in bed much too tight
i sleep…

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Quotes: I’ll Be Seeing You, Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan

In my last post entitled ‘'Currently'’ I mentioned that I was presently reading ‘I’ll be Seeing You’ by Suzanne Hayes & Loretta Nyhan (affiliate link:Amazon).     I will share with you a few extracts gleaned from the novel which have impressed themselves upon me.  I’ll be Seeing You focuses on Gloria Whitehall, a 23 year-old … Continue reading Quotes: I’ll Be Seeing You, Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan