Word of Honor“Harm will come to you only after I have been killed fighting to protect you.” Brows furrowed, I squeezed my eyes closed as one of his last declarations to me echoed in my memory, taunting me. The clanging of steel on steel rang in my ears as the reverberations spiraled up the staircase of the ancient stone tower to my safe, but lonely, haven. As cacophonous as it was, it could not drown out his words. Whispered in the hush at midnight, on a warm breath that glided over the curve at my neck and bare shoulder, he had meant it as one of the many endearing pledges of his devotion. Hearing it as more of a harbinger of our doom, it had sent a discomforting frisson through me, nothing like the sensual tremors created with every one of his tender caresses. In response, I had gently entangled my fingers in his hair and covered his beautiful lips with mine, preventing further utterance of more words of that nature. I had preferr
Kitty Escapademinding our businesswith tummies quite fullmy brother, Po, and Idue to a sweet lullfound a snug spot to naphidden under the hull not half a dream laterwe woke to a rumblefear and a slip-upquickly led to a tumblewhich plopped us bemusedby the road in a jumble every kit for himselfwe fast parted waysto the woods I hightailed itfor what seemed to be daysafraid to meowutterly lost in a maze losing all hopesure this day was my lasttummy complainingit never had to fastwhen what did I hearsome feet crunching past on the lane was Poand Dad with arms widewho brought us back homesafe to our mom’s sidewe agree, won’t be soon‘fore we take our next ride
Bigearswebbed wings aflutterfurry flyer zips, zigs, zagscatching bugs and vibes
Viewpointflea-bitten felinescratching a living out backgrungy pest to somethrough my window’s grimy glasshe’s perceived as free to me
Crispyautumn afternooneach step down the lane shattersheralds of a change
Downbeat once I strodemy head in the cloudsaspiring to be cheerier now they’re too thickheavy and leadenforcing me to croucheyes on the groundunable even to seekbreaks between them hail they dropupon my bared backpeltingpummelingtelling meall the whilemy attitude is poorI should be gratefulthey loom above meso I’m not beingburned by the sun
Giftblown-glass paperweighta planet held in my palmmy own little world
Stirring In the WindStirring in the wind,Nature lifting her wild ears.A storm is coming! whispering precedingwailingthrow up your flagbound away into the woodsprocure a bowerunder which to cowerinvisible spiritshaunting the great green wild woodsmovement beyond sightshades of mighty huntersfrolic with enchanted feyamid dodging feux folletsethereal lightthe rising moon waxes brightwind stirs the dark leavesscreech owl's quivering whinnyfrissons rise on fleshsilvery light bathes allfairy ring fillingdance is about to beginghosties and goblinsto join the dance isto lose touch with reality-jump in feet first!let the dance beginwhirling and twirling awaynight never ending!all through the nightall through the daydancing, dancing our lives awayelectrons spinningforever in space and timethen comes 'and a day'when the piper is due(comment string between cattservant and moi on 053.
Chaoui bandito triodevil nipping at their heelsringed tails sweep their tracks
Eyesight InsightIt's only when I'mBlind that I truly see aWhole new perspective
LaughterSo golden and pureYet untouched by the corruptLet it never fade
PaperlessIf a poet writesin their mind is itreally a poem?
Cold RaindropsThe rain is freezing,You face the raindrops alone,The cold gives you chills.
Untitled IIHe's not made of glassThough you can see right through himHe's easier to break.
AsthenieEntre deux mesuresLe pianiste s'arrête - las !Soupir de fatigue.
Montageshattered clans bound by dreams mosaic nation
bound by dreams