National Poetry Month – Time Does Not Bring Relief

Time Does Not Bring Relief – Sonnet 2   “Time does not bring relief; you all have lied Who told me time would ease me of my pain! I miss him in the weeping of the rain; I want him at the shrinking of the tide; The old snows melt from every mountain-side, And last … Continue reading National Poetry Month – Time Does Not Bring Relief

NaPoWriMo – Day 5 – Domestic Ruins

  DOMESTIC RUINS     In a few mornings no man will shave in my mirror, so I lie in misery’s bed and savor that penultimate music: Razor scrape and the splash of water.   After, fine black hairs ring the basin. I stand here as if to decode them like a gypsy girl with … Continue reading NaPoWriMo – Day 5 – Domestic Ruins

National Poetry Month 2014

  So today is my granny’s birthday.  Most who visit my site know that my immediate family have all passed away and my grandparents raised me.  I have written poems since I can remember grasping the concept of poetry.  My 5th grade teacher was a wonderful inspiration to me, as well as my 11th grade … Continue reading National Poetry Month 2014