the last to touch you bone-tired undertakers desperate for sleep returning you to the earth cold, dusty dirt your comfort Author’s Notes: Hey y'all, thanks for visiting the Go Dog Go Cafe and I hope you enjoyed reading today's selection. I am Donna Matthews, a born and bred Texan who can usually be found writing, … Continue reading Tanka: The Last Touch
I was never kinder to the old man than during the whole week before I killed him. His voice is raspy and weak as he pulls me in close. “My darling girl. My beautiful, darling girl. Why?” Rebellious tears roll down my cheeks. I want to be strong and stoic but I’m not. The wooden stake protruding from his … Continue reading Haibun: Monstress
Published Poetry on Spillwords: “Light, Darkness, Glory, and Battle.” #amwritingpoetry #spillwords
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IN LOVE WITH A MUSE
By Charles Robert Lindholm 2-24-2017 4:50 a.m. I wait for her each morning in the backside of the night in the final hours of darkness just before, the dawn's first light I long for her arrival so in darkness I can see and I listen like a lover to her whispered words for me she … Continue reading IN LOVE WITH A MUSE
WILL YOU LET ME LOVE YOU?
By Charles Robert Lindholm I don't know who I am yet for I have not faced the darkest night nor heard the howling demons that hunger for my soul I have not felt the razors edge nor heard the wooing whispers tempting me to use it to let my blood be the ink of my … Continue reading WILL YOU LET ME LOVE YOU?
Poem: Free Verse – “Wildfire” #amwritingpoetry #godoggocafe
Credit: Toa Heftiba via Unsplash. I am a wildfire, A star that effervesces and multiplies; Miracle of light. Seeking love despite, for my innate wildness. I am a wildfire, And untamed with light despite, Treacherous treks through crumbling peaks, Shadows of the dimmest valley's bleak. Glowing through the vast unbroken wilderness. I am a wildfire, … Continue reading Poem: Free Verse – “Wildfire” #amwritingpoetry #godoggocafe
HE HELD MY HEART IN HIS HAND
By Charles Robert Lindholm My Heart Had Been Shattered With Pieces Scattered Everywhere In My Life Sitting In Darkness Silent In My Sadness Alone Until He Came To Sit With Me He Had Listened To Me And Cared Enough To Search For All The Broken Pieces Of My Heart He Found Them One By One … Continue reading HE HELD MY HEART IN HIS HAND
AN AWKWARD SILENCE
By Charles Robert Lindholm He Sat Alone In Darkness Waiting On A Loveseat While He Watched The Last Moments Of The Night Being Chased Away By The Light Of An Approaching Dawn Arriving Unannounced To The Unexpected Emptiness Of His Apartment He Turned To Lock The Unlocked Front Door Before He Could No Longer Stand … Continue reading AN AWKWARD SILENCE
THE COMFORT OF QUIET
By Charles Robert Lindholm There Is An Inner Joy And A Keen Realization That Comes From Gazing At A Midnight Sky Filled With Countless Stars Pinpoints Of Light In The Darkness Of The Night Made Visible By The Absence Of The Sun An Awesome Display By The Universe That Causes A Wondering In Your Soul … Continue reading THE COMFORT OF QUIET