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

Sycophant

Most disdainsycophantsUnless they’re sucking up to you I must admitThere is some comfort inbeing sucked up to But I disdainmyself whenI want to be flattered, too. Fame is fleetingIt only bringsFriends untrue

Rural Choice

I’m a #farm girl In white rural America Never saw a colored person Until I was a teen Never knew I was part of the issue The racism that leads to Insatiable wrath Until adulthood Where I got to choose love

Littoral Tides

Behind ebony dark eyelids Capricious dreams play out Nothing in the archive From origin until now Says she’d be more than normal Yet strong desires wash in On littoral tides

Extra You

I would go the extra mile Say things seeking your compliments I would spend the extra while Drop everything to talk to you You didn’t reciprocate the extra Leaving me in silent agony You didn’t put any extra you Into being extra for me

Greed

She never Thought It was greed As she Ate up His time Spoonful By Spoonful Morsel By Delicious Morsel Until He wrenched Himself From Her grasp Leaving her Gasping For want of him

Unfathomable

Unfathomable The depths Of his devotion to me Unbreakable His trust That I will always be true Unquenchable The zing Sensation of love when I see him Unimaginable The disappearance Of that feeling one day