Tag: cascade poem

National Poetry Month Day 13: Scorch

Back to the opinions today, with a poem called Scorch. Scorch Pillars of lies, upliftingOur wayward society, driftingBurn it all down Entwined oppression of dreamsExploitation and denial extremePillars of lies, uplifting Turn a blind, broken eye to the painBabble the consistent crazed refrainOur wayward… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 13: Scorch”

National Poetry Month – Day 27: Giddy Up Hitch

So today’s prompt was, that’ll put a giddy up in your hitch, and I used a variation on a cascade form for the poem. It’s also a bit dark, so be warned. Giddy Up Hitch That’ll put a giddy up in your hitch,my old… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 27: Giddy Up Hitch”

A Poem for Remembrance Day

Row on Row Names etched in stone, permanent ghosts of war Their silenced voices wreathed in red poppies and dried tears The cold winds blow mourning across haunting footsteps Trace your fingers against names etched in stone The past is buried here, in blaring… Continue Reading “A Poem for Remembrance Day”

National Poetry Month: Five Flights Up

Five Flights Up Climbing, you hear creaks in the staircase with a railing polished smooth from wear Ascending the same five flights everyday You wonder, stuck in this daily repetition, why your perfect world came crashing in Climbing, you hear creaks in the staircase… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month: Five Flights Up”

National Poetry Month: Black Narcissus

Today begins my annual participation in National Poetry Month where I write a poem a day for the month of April.  So here’s today’s offering… Black Narcissus   Velvet and ebon petals hide all those evening tear stains in the shadows of the past… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month: Black Narcissus”