It burns and sizzles This potion you infuse It chars my veins All that runs through them Is a clammy, creepy venom Shooting up my starved brain Conjuring images of disdain Bringing to life all my fears; I crumble as black fumes Encased in gloomy thoughts
The Friday Challenge #FromOneLine 269 prompt is a perfect reminder to live in the moment.
They danced with such abandon Stars swirling at their feet Clouds of glitter on their stage Flamingo pink skies of dusk Delicately embraced the twilight Only dreams can play music such Lyrics mingled with the heart’s rush What is life, but what it is today Live in the fleeting moment, for January would tell a different story
Loneliness is magical Dewy tears in a dark space Conjuring images of you; Breathless whispers turn To a white noise, yet Sleep eludes, and I embrace Another wakeful night. When the fog rolls in The mist kisses all of me Warm, clammy, musky. Wild scents of promises Permeates, as muted sighs Only to remind of tenderness And endless snuggles Under winter afghans!
The Friday Challenge #FromOneLine prompt is apt for a coffee lover like me.
She liked her coffee sweet With a dash of cinnamon spice Flavored with the sleepy silence Of a pristine day peeping out Of the blanket of dawn light A tender sip awakens the soul With a potion offering succor In this moment, warm with hope It does not matter that The world was made of ice
This weekend, I wrote for a new poetry prompt and experimented with AI- generated visual art. Here is what I created:
In quiet slumber Warm against the fireplace Memories of a lifetime wrapped In woven wool and frosted cap Frayed edges of time, heaving In tandem with the seasons A love that often whithered, Bloomed again but never drowned In destiny’s torrential rains