Sorrow runs over me and rushes through my veins as I wait, desiring the rawness of authenticity. Something I can reach out and touch; something I can feel and know is real. Glimpses of possibility are soon exposed by tireless disappointment. I am stuck in some sort of disillusion, craving his drive to know me,… Continue reading Disillusion
Pure with morning dew And shown truth with the sun’s light His love for her, felt.
Disconnected from any true connection Swiping left and right in need of affection Deep meaningful conversation not requested Your place or mine is rather suggested. Forgotten, that all great things take time Replaced with a few quick fixes, on a dime. Once a few drinks in, a hazy fog assumes the mind Inhibitions withdraw… Continue reading I am still hopeful
Appearing valiantly, unafraid he steps up His turn to show what his wings are made of From quill to tip, in perfect collaboration Fairing difficult to see beneath, where lies the affliction. Once done before, he takes his place at the edge To turn back or to soar A decision, not easily hedged. … Continue reading Heart Wide Shut
As warm air falls upon us We look out to see the tide A magnificent giant, yet Graceful in the sky. It approaches with such finesse Such poise and agility We could not see what was behind it For pain and tragedy.
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I’ve written you More poems Now that we’re apart Than I ever did When we were together © 2018 Jason A. Muckley
It inspects her; she impresses back. It leaps toward her. She embraces. It grows mountainous, engulfing, surrounding. She could cower, hide, fold into the darkness. She could lash out, scream, assault. But she stands tall, bold, convicted. It attacks. She is certain. Herself planted, solid, resistant. Knowing her self-worth, she stares daringly back with poise.… Continue reading Fear Shattered