Between the Lines

Marina sighs. "Love's a tidal wave," she says. "Because it sweeps you off your feet?" I ask. "No. Because it sucks you under and you drown." Jodi Picoult, Between the Lines

War of the Words

Sounds come out that I don’t understand Those words mean nothing to me Call out a word that I can see Give me a sign, that we may share Our thoughts we could compare Lips move fast but make no sense I cannot comprehend Words come, I cannot send This …

Between the Lines

Exposing the heart With well-chosen words Is a time-embraced event By finding the hidden Thought of mind Behind a twisted word Digging for gold among the clay To decode the secret message for the day Sifting through rubble, rubbish and rust And tossing away that one piece of dust Among …

Countless Reminders

Mistakes made in the past Bring scars to the present Tormented by immature reasoning You struggle to start anew With spirits high You take on impossible challenges To erase the permanent marks… But wait They’re not ready yet To have to stop that constant habit And accept the change Present-day …

Cards

Queen of Hearts Ace of Spades The willingness to play soon fades Thickening smoke begins to rise Spiraling up To unyielding skies Many faces in different shades Greedy minds behind hungry eyes Cards Scattered on the table Willing and able Cards Making a million But losing a billion Cards No …

High Velocity

Visibility low Altitude too hight Signal fading Clouds parading Across the sky Sensibility low Goals set way too high Words repeated Dreams preceded By anxious sighs Push it to the limit Reach up for the stars Feel the sense of pride Until you realize You’ve gone too far Proceed at …