Echoes

my search ended the moment I first read your name there before me in black and white I stopped dead in my tracks eyes wide jaw slack the first time you spoke my name my heart stilled paused in silence became whole (though I wasn’t aware I had been missing you) I wanted you then […]

Magnetism

Hey you I love you, okay? Please don’t ask me why because I rapidly swallow a hundred reasons from behind my teeth Sometimes when you can’t hear me I whisper your name followed closely by, don’t you know how much I love you?! Desperation coats my tongue the pit of my stomach feels heavy and […]

Discarded

I miss you my friend You always seemed to see All the best parts of me And when I was down, you lifted me up You heard me when I spoke You listened to the unspoken words The layers I kept underneath And although you never said so You made me feel beautiful You told […]

The Mush From The Hill

I visited her every weekend for nearly six years. Her once-dark hair now silvered with age, but you could see she had been knock-out gorgeous in her youth. In my eyes, she was still quite beautiful. She had no family, so she claimed, and I was the closest thing she had to a friend. When […]

Coming 01 December…

Recently my friend and fellow writer, Spiral Artist, inspired something in me. He wrote a poem the other day that used my blog title “Raw Earth Ink” as a ‘prompt’ of sorts. This got me thinking… Thanksgiving, a time we set aside to give thanks for what we have, has just passed while Christmas, a […]

Companion

He took my hand in his and together we walked by the sea. As we travelled, not a word was spoken between us, it was just him and me, my thoughts and his entwined like our fingers, fitting perfectly together. The trail we shared wound up and away over mountain tops and shadowed valleys, yet […]

Mystery Blogger Award x3

I was pleasantly surprised to be nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by three different people in a matter of days. wow. okay. So, I’m gonna combine, if that’s okay with all you nice readers out there. My nominations came from: dicemaned over at Writing with probability, erroneouschoices at choices in error, and Pretty Words […]