Abysmal You

Free Verse poetry Image by Jess Foami from Pixabay I dream of things unspoken.You shake me to the surfacesleepy-eyed, confused. You might still be real. There might still be one momentthat is mine. My nakedness aches.I don’t wantthe graythe shadowthe memory to absorb you. Eyes wide and blind, I am a child,abandoned, untethered. Original publishing: Abysmal You My … Continue reading Abysmal You

Circles and Stones

a free verse poem Photo by Halanna Halila on Unsplash You cast stoneslift your curses high,chanting carried away,to hide and wait for you…its return three-fold?I think no goddess hears you.It is a barren place,your circle. It is my pleasure,to wipe your sweet nectar fromproboscis and pen,parts of your souldigging into mine. (I use it!)I abuse it, this loving … Continue reading Circles and Stones

Experience “Gaerver Pond” an original, Free Verse Poem

poem by Christina Ward Image by Kerttu Northman from Pixabay Gaerver Pond Evening descends, darkness crawling intothe spaces of my yard,Leaves spin then settle into shadow.Fall brings herself in quietly this year. Gaerver Pond is still,save the concentric circledisruptions of insect and air. Beneath a green veilmayfly nymphs squirm and crawl.They will be devoured, in time. I await … Continue reading Experience “Gaerver Pond” an original, Free Verse Poem

My Son’s Stepmother Passed, and I am a Weepy Mess

One would think this wouldn't affect me so, but it is complicated how our hearts handle death. https://unsplash.com/photos/6iM5GOht664 My son is in his upper twenties now, but I look back on his childhood days with a grateful, yet sometimes guilty heart. There were tough days sprinkled in with the rambunctious adventures of my firstborn. His … Continue reading My Son’s Stepmother Passed, and I am a Weepy Mess

Yikes Y’all, The Spring Hell is HERE

Bring on the Ailments, the sunshine, the mouse, and the broken clock! https://www.pexels.com/photo/brown-and-white-bear-plush-toy-42230/ Just to be clear, I am not a hundred percent sure what day it is, and that is just being completely honest. I know that my boyfriend took me to the emergency room and that we were there for an extended period … Continue reading Yikes Y’all, The Spring Hell is HERE

A Stunning Prose piece, Recurring Dreams Of a Happy Child

Of Water and other Dreamy Things I  had the BIGGEST IMAGINATION when I was a child. One recurring dream I had was that our house was full of water and I could swim all around in it like a big aquarium. Now, I am sure there are all kinds of interpretations of this, but for … Continue reading A Stunning Prose piece, Recurring Dreams Of a Happy Child