I love my bed, love snuggling under the purple patchwork quilt hand-sewn by my mamaw’s best friend over 35 years ago, Love how the sheets are cool in summer, but warm up with my body’s heat in winter, I love my electric blanket like a bear hug when the cold wind blows, love my pillows … More Eyes Closed in a Quiet Room
Stepping onto the cool, smooth tiles, Into the long exhaled sigh of day’s end Is to melt into relaxation, a calm And quiet embrace. Soft fingers tickling My shoulders, rivulets of warmth flowing Over and down, slurped up by world-weary Skin. A holy communion of solid & liquid, The perfect unguent for restoring my Shriveled … More Ode to My Shower
The sky opens up, a wet cut spilling it’s warm fluid. Inside, I watch the windows fog over, tracing absent hearts with melancholy fingertips. ***** Shared on dVerse Poets Pub, an online space where poets share their work and support each other. Today’s prompt: the dog days of summer.
You gave me acceptance when I was uncertain You gave me community when I felt alone You gave me creativity when I was blank You gave me a big, wide world of dversity Value Expression Rebellion Support Exuberance What more could a poet want? Happy 3rd Birthday to dVerse Poets Pub! dVerse has been a … More The dVerse Ball and All