Of Self and Love

Form: Free Verse I have no wish to return to the days of youth when my eyes were blind to truth when innocence lacked the wisdom to understand and virtue kindled the lies of self and love I wish I had known then the reality of me and that loving you would open my eyes … Continue reading Of Self and Love

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Then and Now

Form: Free Verse There was a time a time that is now so long ago when I gave you my heart

It

Form: Free Verse One winter’s day they looked at me and said

The Artist

Form: Free Verse The feelings are mine in a stroke of a brush a thousand words hidden in fine lines an image that says nothing in its stillness yet reveals everything in its silence where graphite marks paper there is only truth and my muse stands still whilst my hand follows my eye from his … Continue reading The Artist

Your Choice

Form: Free Verse I can’t take the power it is not mine to take yet it is my desire to possess it when you choose to give it

The Standing Stone

The stone stands alone it seems against all weather and wane. No one to share the vicious rain. No shelter from wind or snow. Storms come and go, the stone remains, a little battered but tall and proud. The kiss of sunlight warms through, easing the cold dampness away. The love of the moon lights … Continue reading The Standing Stone

Within the Storm

Waking up from the wonder beyond dreams and I step out into the beautiful world the burn of sunshine on my shoulder and like the vagrant cloud crossing the blue sky I seek the gathering of the storm craving the touch of rain on my shoulder to cool the heat on my skin releasing the … Continue reading Within the Storm

Good Morning

Voices that sing in perfect harmony as sweet as any heavenly choir and the light so golden it is as pure as any wedding band while a blade of grass dances with the elegance of a ballerina and so shall my spirit greet a new day to sing with the birds as they chorus and … Continue reading Good Morning

Night Shift

Wide awake beneath a black ink sky only thoughts for company sharing bittersweet sips of coffee feeding the words in spiralling strokes on the page thriving in the creative pool oxymorons play with juxtapositions conflicting ideas united in device and the pen throws in a delicate pause whispered in the night as the synonyms and … Continue reading Night Shift

The Waiting

The virtues of patience are wearing thin when the hands of time stand still after years of waiting so long in anticipation and yet now that I know the time is near I feel it is out of reach that patience running so thin it’s almost out with the mockery of time all doubts have … Continue reading The Waiting

Autumn’s Song

The sweet perfection of nature held within an acorn’s dark shiny shell marking the end of seasons with the promise of rebirth in the harvest a gathering of sustenance survival and new life gathered in the bread of hope the future of destiny in the circle that never ends © JG Farmer 2017 Form: Free … Continue reading Autumn’s Song

Atrophy

Within pleasure the essence of pain stirs an awakening the knowing love will hurt too much but I want you so, I endure the pain as it plunders my senses until I want so much and I can’t instead my thoughts drift to a different dimension an out of body transition so, I can fulfil … Continue reading Atrophy

Grey

The nights alone as I lay thinking of you as I lay in the cool darkness the images of memory cascade through my mind through my spine through my heart my eyes obsessed by the beauty revealed in a lover’s kiss that delves into the senses without physical touch into the emptiness that feels no … Continue reading Grey

Do You Really?

You tell me you understand but do you do you really? Do you know what it’s like to be stared at by eyes wondering ‘is that a boy or a girl?’ That!!! I am not a that I am me a person with feelings feelings that burn when they dehumanize me with that you think … Continue reading Do You Really?

Rainbow Kisses

I want to savour the moment the moment of divine delicious deviant decadence when I know you are mine I want to caress your curves slowly just taking my time tormenting your senses with promises waiting to come and I can watch you taking the tease torn between pleasure and pain I want to kiss … Continue reading Rainbow Kisses

Modus Vivendi

Before her life existed like a well-rehearsed symphony of things that didn’t concern me happenings that happen whatever the day whatever the weather whatever they happened as they must nobody cared if it rained or not now the rain is a disaster of cataclysmic dimensions and who cares she does like it changes anything but … Continue reading Modus Vivendi

A Work in Progress

Looking into his eyes all I saw was the temptation tormenting me with the impossibility his eyes beckoning me to let go to surrender beneath the beautiful skies at the edge of worlds the worlds of men and of women joined closer than lovers yet so far apart and he still held my heart as … Continue reading A Work in Progress

The Boss

She stretches at the end of my bed no sound, she wants no fuss the one-eyed blink that says ‘I need more sleep Just go away’ and all is still again and I write in the silence of a Sunday afternoon as hours pass she does not move just sleeps until her internal dinner gong … Continue reading The Boss

I Think of You

I think of you every song on the radio whispers your name and I’m kissing you as the earth drifts away into desert heat I look into your eyes searching for my oasis the respite to quench my thirst like rain on a summer’s day and all because I think of you   © JG … Continue reading I Think of You

Dominance

That deep part of me I share with you and only you a gift given by choice but not for free for it demands the highest love from you and from me given in honour to be held in trust for it is the soul that lives within me and grows stronger each day nurtured … Continue reading Dominance

Starlight

I see the stars glisten softly in your eyes as they mingle with the tears you cry the divine wonder of nightly reflections caught in a glance a mere moment of circumstance yet still you deny doubting the veracity of what I see in you questioning my integrity thus, I too question your trust in … Continue reading Starlight

Passing Ship

I sought the moment in her eyes while denying the turmoil inside my mind my voice coaxing her forward daring her to reach oblivion all for the precious freedom locked in the glowing aftermath of sex embraced in serenity and carnal destruction yet still my soul felt alone isolated from desire rejected by love with … Continue reading Passing Ship

Small Steps

It will get better this darkness will fade and the inner light will shine through but it takes so long with hopes dashing rebuilding and dashing again my mind shattered by torment empty reflections tormented thoughts of what will be but when, tell me when yet reflections show change happens wiry whiskers replacing gloss no … Continue reading Small Steps

The Sea

From the gentle lapping waves on a quiet beach to the raging tempest crashing on to land I crave the power of the sea Tidal changes reflecting the provenance of the moon energies ebbing and flowing in lunar cycle I crave the power of the sea Ripples and mighty waves changing the shape of stone … Continue reading The Sea

Seduction

My pulse is racing my fingers tracing the curve of her spine enticing me with words to go a bit further discover her story beneath the sheets to find the history she’s shrouded in mystery as she enchants me to read between the lines of her intimacy and so I turn the page of a … Continue reading Seduction

Virtue of Patience

Early sunlight flickers golden on your skin highlights of the lash burning from the night before echoes of your cries while you lie sleeping Gentle kisses on your closed eyes retracing the tears that only love can kiss away as the torment of pain subsides and the throb of urgent desire begins I watch you … Continue reading Virtue of Patience