Posts Tagged ‘lives’

Listen

Posted: April 29, 2014 in My Poetry
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NaPoWriMo Day 29. ¬†Penultimate day, can’t give up now – there is an end in sight. Today’s poem is called Listen

Listen

Listen

There are ghosts scratching at the door,

bleeding through the walls

and rising through the floorboards.

Weary bodies press against the window.

Cold air streams through the keyhole

wrapping itself around you.

Icy lips rest against your ear and whisper

Catch life,

Catch it while you can:

Soon it will be gone.

 

 

The Garden

Posted: April 20, 2014 in My Poetry
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NaPoWriMo Day 20 and today’s poem is called The Garden

The Garden 

Today I saw children playing

in the garden, the one I see

as my train pulls into the station;

the one that looks empty

but not quite abandoned; (more…)