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May We Return

Remember our time before this time

May we returnto the place, we've never been? I knew you oncewhen we were young,you must have livedbefore. Yearning for a timewhen youth enveloped me in joy;were you there? It seems you must have beenthough impossible,to be sure.Not yet born. But living,al...

Moon Challenge: Ticket to the Moon

“I always wanted to go there,” he continued. “Sadly, now it is possible, I am too old.”

It had been hot, stifling hot and, having been stuck in her sweltering, non-air-conditioned office all day Carrie-Ann was glad to be out in the fresh evening air. It was the middle of June and England was baking in a record-breaking heatwave. Even with al...

Villanelle to Shared Hiraeth

Hiraeth: homesickness for a place which maybe never was; yearning for lost places of your past

Nostalgia yearns for places never found,We search in hope, with joy, and trusting sighs;Hiraeth is ours, both souls are homeward bound. The hollow echoes with a birdlike sound, A song is heard, it crests and gently dies; Nostalgia yearns for places never...

What You Don't Know

When all that we have is my love...

You may not know  for I won’t tell just how much you've cast your spell  Stolen moments borrowed time shared jokes happy lines  Thoughts of you makes my heart race awake and alone I imagine your face  With just your presence makes me feel anew for all I w...

When she backed out and closed the garage door she hoped it was this time. Maybe this time the magic would work.  She wanted it to happen.Drive far enough away and the pain would all go away. It could happen. She took the highway road full of the medicati...

Unspoken Love

Only you can fill my glass

I am captivated by your gaze I confessI sense there's desire unexpressedYour silence is speaking to my heartGives assurance we shall never partOur souls are reaching out to expressThe bond we share can't be suppressedYour love takes away my doubts and fea...

Can you miss something you have never had? Do the pigeons desire the thumbs, the hands, we swear by, that have gotten us so far? Do they feel its absence as strongly as they feel the sun on their back? Do the fish miss the lungs that allow the animals to...

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Raven- .:I Need You:.

I don't deserve you... but I need you to love me - Barlow Girl, I Need You To Love Me

She steps towards him, arms crossed over herself, head down in shame, but eyes up, looking at him. "What's wrong, hun?" A few tears slip down her cheeks and she bites her lip, shaking. "I know I'm soiled... but... please don't leave me. I need you." His a...

"If I could fall into the sky, do you think time would pass me by?... 'Cause you know I'd walk a thousand miles if I could just see you... tonight." -from Dear John, A Thousand Miles. Wrap your arms around me, Hold me close, That's all I want As we lay to...

a fireball of tears

Like a Sufi's moth seeking the candle, only, to be burnt by worldly love

Don't be burning, oh heart;don't be yearningfor those who can't afford a love like you,mistake life for this and that routine,hold on to joys so dull and mundane.You are in misery,burnt from the core.They can't possibly cease,these fireball tears.And yet,...

Afternoon Prayer

Confinement, sunshine, and self-love

What am I anticipating? A knocking at my door. Chance for some prevaricating: I'm naked on the floor. Random bits of scintillating Chit-chat from above: Floating hyperventilatingMoans of making love. The stranger coming to my gate Will knock and pass on b...