Impasse

Daisy Mae: September 2000 - April 2016
Daisy Mae: September 2000 – April 2016

Impasse

I don’t understand
why life must end

I mean
my mind can crunch
the number theories bunch
enough to say
okay
that would be bad
but my will is strong
and my heart fights
to keep all the lights
on

Then when endings hit
too close to home
I scream
don’t leave me
behind
not this time
Nevertheless
I’m not ready to go
just yet
I fret
life is too precious
I must cling to every breath

still
there’s a fly on my desk
and I am left
bereft of any answers
except

I miss her…

RIP Daisy Mae 4/30/16

© LTM 4/30/16

2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 30

Neverland

Neverland by j-vidanova
Neverland by j-vidanova

Neverland

Call me walled
in cast iron squalls
sailed by random memories
to shelter in the dark
mismatched pieces of
this broken heart
Betrayed, unswayed
the ghost inside my head
is bleeding red
on visions of a perfect world
I am just a Lost Girl
silenced by a feather
drifting onto the remains
of hollow wordplay

© LTM 2/21/15

Mourning Fog

Weep for You by Kokitsune-Koyuki
Weep for You by Kokitsune-Koyuki

Mourning Fog

The early mourning fog alights
across the yard on stoned gravesites
soothing to an earth lain scarred
holes for souls and yours en garde

For long your stolen strength I tried
to shadow safely, fears inside
’til staunchly I fell by your tomb
as though they’d ripped you from my womb

But this you gave in times of strife
a graceful face respecting life
faking of the Master’s ways
as rain melts down to faithless days

So rest now Mother your wounds are healed
your heart ensconced in golden shield
Your loving arms are missed in spade
yet forever linger in misty shade…

[RIP 2/16/13]

© LTM 2/20/15

Writing 201: Fog