Calm

It was the gentle breeze coasting over the meadow Faintly brushing across the delicate petals of a daffodil A subtle wind blew through the atmosphere Shifting the easy dynamic of their simple love It was the chill raising the hairs on the back of Eden’s neck Simon held her hand loosely, dangling at his side He…

Understatement

‘You’re important to me’ he whispered in her ear As he held her tightly But all her heart heard were the words He didn’t say like I love you and with you is where I pray to stay He called her once in a three-day span Not including the text he replied to With the alphabet…

Redolence

He told her he would be home hours ago So, she looked for him Waited for him Anticipated him Thought about all the misfortunes that could’ve happened to him Just before the waking hours He slid into bed As she rested her head upon his bare skin She discovered he didn’t smell like the man…

Star Gazing

Out of reach Way up high He stared at her Like she was the only star In the midnight sky When all she longed for Was the oration of his voice Feel his illumination And Sizzle from his spark But time had pushed them apart Creating light years of space During their orbit Their constellation…

Windows

Dark as the night’s sky The windows to her soul told him nothing. Hinted at no space where they could share common ground An invisible cloak hid her loves, wants, lusts, and wishes All the things he coveted to posses and craved to know About the mystical being that captivated his undivided attention   Photographer…

The One

She watched him letting contemplation claim the canals of her mind She wondered if he was the one The one that would erase the others from the servers of her brain To fade the scars on the chambers of her heart Could he make her forget about the one that dipped her heart in dry…

Runner Up

‘Congratulations’ she spoke with sincerity Annoying him as each syllable slipped passed her lips She was the last person he wanted to see Being a constant reminder of what could not be Hoping, wishing, and pining that she was his Wasting minutes, days, months, and years He leaned over and whispered in her ear; ‘Don’t…

On This Day

Love is everywhere on this day Fights started yesterday are forgotten on this day Candy, roses, cards and chocolates are received on this day Hugs and kisses are given out in abundance on this day People hustle all around trying to find the right gift for that special person on this day Compassion fills the…