How can I stand by And watch the world fall to pieces See the faces of the millions crying Helpless in their need? How can I scroll by And see you littered on the shoreline, […]
I think a lover I may take. No! Not a future husband make! Alas the wedding cup, once filled Was quickly drunk, or faster spilled. A greater challenge lies ahead For him that joins with me in […]
Will you be the gentle breeze That twirls me round and round, That tumbles me and turns my head, And carries me to ground? Will you be the blowing wind That swells my sails once […]
I am not a ghost, yet Dismembered, Dislocated, Disembodied, I have moved through time, Indifferent, Insensible, Invisible. . . . © WhatHabit Co. and Words For Leaving, 2010 to 2015. All rights reserved.
The truth of you will surface. Of that I’m certain. Just as I’m sure that, peering down, I see myself reflected there. Wisdom’s whispers admonish. Touch the pool. Her belly rumbles dark and hungry. Appetite […]
From depths of mind I walked the shore, Where broken ribs and jutting beam Lay buried half in sand. And there at waters edge, pristine A lotus white had death defied, From distant muddy depths […]
The truth is like A cup of tea. Boiling water Poured too soon Embitters. Wait a while. Cooler now. Then drench The leaves. Wait a while. Cooler now. Then sip, Sip again. Then the cup […]
Who’s that? In his bright red coat, She in her drab, Enjoying the crisp Fluffing in the cold. Kissing furiously Like couples Of my Imagined Paris. How lovely! Oh. Oh! Delightful! They were Only Cleaning Each […]
“Who’s there?” She squeaked. “I can hear you breathing”. But there was no reply. She groped the pitch And found the tether, Then the ring. And wondered at its weight. “I am.” Said the dark, […]
I have been told I have Two, Or possibly, even Three attributes Some might Find Fulsome, Handsome, Buxsome, Winsome. In spite of this, I have the capacity To appear Extremely Unappealing. It’s a skill. . […]
Except, He did not turn back For me. And, There is only This day. . . . . . © WhatHabit Co. and Words For Leaving, 2010 to 2015. All rights reserved.
One day I woke up In a stranger’s Body. Something Of a shock. . . . . . © WhatHabit Co. and Words For Leaving, 2010 to 2015. All rights reserved.
She despised me And, in doing so, She despised her Future self. . . . . . © WhatHabit Co. and Words For Leaving, 2010 to 2015. All rights reserved.