Friends Again

#vss365 #shoddy #Bravewrite #syzygy #vsspoem #seal 2/17/21 Jagged seal puckered edge stitches black skin syzygy forced together shoddy sewing hasty surgeon tender, swollen Exercise get up and walk walk it off forget the past heal use time and distance shake it off Friends?

Echo

“Echo!” called the fairy “Who?” asked the owl “Shh listen,” said the fairy “Echo,” said the owl “Hear it?” asked the fairy “That was me,” said the owl “No, the whisper,” said the fairy “Hmph,” said the owl “Wishes,” said the wind The fairy blew dust The wind carried it off The wish was granted…

Death of Sprites

The sun rose on cold Autumn day surprising busy sprites Their ugly faces and mischievous glances belied their devilish delights For they did not trick nor steal, nor tamper but wrongs they put to right Targeted by evil fairies caught one by one in traps the world grew more polluted as they died wonder and…

Scrying on Friends

Through the enchanted flower I watched my friends’ lives from afar Twas safer for me to be alone, though To not have them near left a big scar Watching them fail or succeed at life brought many tears to my eyes Only the tiny fairies saw the depth of my love and heard my sighs

Fairy of Dragon’s Cave

The fairy of the dragon’s cave Had naught but fish to talk to Never minding danger near for the beast slept the years through Her task to sing the dragon back to sleep if ever it should wake Practicing on koi and carp For freedom did she ache Tiny trips to rejuvenate under full moon…

A Lesson in Brevity

Young fairy princess barely can fly sings to the birds who gather close by Delighted, she timbres trills, and warbles the birds stop eating closed beaks and bills Nestlings starve their parents entranced young princess learns price of her gift to enchant Power and responsibility like harmony to melody from happiness a sorrow now limits…

Little Demons

Little demon sprites came over to play wearing friendly faced masks in light of day As darkness fell, their guises discarded They tugged harder at me as I grew disheartened Dimmer the light, no moon in the sky Crying for help, now afraid and blind Demons pulled my dress, my hair ties Shimmer and shine,…

Wonderous Rain

The rain Washes Tension away Fills The flowers Instant showers For fairy Renewal

Fairy Queen

The fairy queenTakes her true formFireflies bowShe hears the wishes madeAt the full moonUnder tree’s boughPower unfurlsHer wings to full gloryHummingbirds stillShe grants the wishesAs seeds to plantGrowing until next moon’s fill Art “Enhanted Evening” by Seb McKinnon