Month: May 2018
It is kindness that makes you beautiful How rare you are.
First to flower is, ‘Gertrude Jeckyll,’ the perfect English Rose. Shy, lowly, oh so lovely is this Cinderella of the rose garden. This royal is a bower Queen vigorously climbing the wall in search of light. Perfect scrolled buds unfurl into glowing, pink blooms that tower and droop. Crush a petal or linger. Inhale her quintessential Old Rose fragrance. Bewitched and bothered, you’ll fall … Read More
Sunlight breaks through an open window Sneaks across the floor From the near distance, trills a lonesome melody The Magnolia, a holy stage A solitary bird performs a serenade, Close your eyes Sweet darling, dream awhile You’re a fool to cry Let my notes carry you High above the treetops Far from troubled lands … And time suspends flight Beneath … Read More Breaking Dawn
Queen Ella inspires my writing. Her sequins, satin, and sighs, to the way she wipes her brow. The swing of her head. It all mixes into a bewitching shot of seductive appeal. What’s not to love about Young’s score, ‘Stella By Starlight’, Ned Washington’s lyrics, and Ella’s sultry swoon? An ‘endless spring’ or ‘Stella by starlight, with moon in her hair.’ Enchanted. ~ … Read More Ella
I dream you in the dark. This is where our love is found. In a place, as far away as moonlight, is where you touch my skin. Your hand slips into mine. I can’t let go. You are the one who lifted me up; the one who left me on my knees. Do you think if I begged the night hard … Read More
If you were a book, I’d slip upon the page and write you a hymn: To Love The text, an alchemy of lost, of found Shed tears and tangled blooms. I’ll write you a boulevard cradled by oak Swept up in a crescendo storm In an empty room, beneath an altar of glass, Captive, we’ll pray. Words dance through pain, tussle with greed, … Read More words