Haiku

  sweet whispering walls paladins of nature and fate blocks the way © JG Farmer 2017

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With a Kiss I Die

That first sweet kiss that led me far away To quickened senses and long sultry nights With heated wantings for promised delights As with the wind I watched my caution play. Her sparkling eyes could melt a heart of ice They caressed the soul with hidden desire Igniting sparks of a forgotten fire Defying words … Continue reading With a Kiss I Die

In His Mind

He’s hiding in the dark shadow Alone where none dare look or see The fear that holds his soul below His eyes can’t see how it should be The only voice, the voice of hate A loathing that lives in his mind While piety leads him to fate His own heart he can never find … Continue reading In His Mind

Bond

A shot of vodka mixed with gin And vermouth shaken up The drink to ease the day away Found in glass not a cup A slice of lemon for effect Bitterness with a twist Or cherries stabbed onto a stick Or plain; let’s just get pissed. The night is young my lips unkissed And my … Continue reading Bond

Ascension

No breath of air to ease my heart, No reason found to be a part, The time has come to close my eyes As my soul goes where the raven flies. Outstretched I feel my fingernails Join with dark wings on feathered trails To touch the breath that took my sighs As my soul goes … Continue reading Ascension

Alfred Dorn Sonnet

Structure: Sestet, couplet and sestet Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameter Rhyme Scheme: abcabc dd aeaeae Example: The Heart’s Beat by Jez Farmer Beneath the curls of soft crimson there waits The sweetest perfume of desire’s dream On the breath of the hushed cry of sorrow Released within love’s kiss that integrates Emotions into a sensuous stream … Continue reading Alfred Dorn Sonnet

Sweet Vengeance

To love, to die again on passion's blade, This heart's desire defies all common sense A twisted knife to tear the guts away When all is lost; one word will yet invade, Demanding nought but her in dark pretence In whispered words I want to hear her say. Promises nothing more than sweet goodnight, Through … Continue reading Sweet Vengeance