The crackle of fire drew their attention as the children laughed and ran in circles 'round the pyre. The old women gossiped and the old men grumbled, and fireflies twinkled in the night.
Twilight calls the wild wind, Whirling the leaves on the ground. Ill-fated lovers shroud themselves Nearby in the shadows. Kisses become promises, Little star, so beware-- Even you are not immune.
The first snow falls quietly from the stars, and the sight warms my heart. Moving away from the window I watch you watching our fire. A few pieces of Heaven have fallen to Earth and touched my world.
Just, please, see me the way I really am. Many faces wear I, Almost forgetting for a moment the True Me-- The Me I keep for special occasions. Rare find, is that Me, Ever changing, ever growing; Searching for a foothold, Eager for a rest. Touch my heart and feel-- Abound in my joy, Rejoice … Continue reading Muse–1996
Jerking to a stop, Aware that someone is watching. Maybe your imagination has Escaped its bounds. Surely you wander untouched. Darkness surrounds, but not too closely. Everywhere you feel As if you belong, Never quite at home alone. Love has called to you, Yearned to be yours, Only to be ignored. Now you seek beyond … Continue reading Growing Wise–1995
Darkness shrouds our meeting place, Events so clear to me now. Just knowing this feeling can't last, Almost wishing it would. Vainly attempting to recall the circumstance Under which we met.
You smile at me and I know I've done something terribly wrong. Your touch warns me and warns me well. I feel trapped by an unknown mistake and imprisoned by your will.
Snowflake patches in the air quilt the ground with cold. The moonlight glows cruelly through the night, lighting nothing but illuminating all. Shivering fiercly, I turn to you for cold, distant comfort. Your ice blue hardness pierces my soul and warms my heart to a dull thaw. Your smile frightens me.
Just once, my love, you'll hold me and I'll not want to break away. You'll whisper words of love, and I'll believe them all. And your eyes will tell me you speak the truth, and your arms will reassure me of your devotion. Just once, my love.
Twilight gently lays its hands over the world. Diamonds sparkle brightly in the sky, then fade away. The sky's bright eye opens wide and surveys its domain.