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The Booksie Classic House

When war strikes the lands of Obscuria, a woman called Melinda and her boyfriend are forced to part ways. However, she won't let it stay so. With no friends and family left to back her up, she rides off to the battlefront. There, she sees what horrible things the enemy… Read More
Well these days are interesting. Sometimes no I always overthink. Read More

Tags: love, moon, shadows, nite, 2am

In Vietnam the days were long, hot and humid. The nights brought with it the shadows of despair and the sounds of solitude. Sometimes, when the lights went out the night unveiled the demons within for many of us. Read More
Where have all the young men gone? I see only shadows in the light. Where have all the brave men gone? Read More

Tags: war, light, men, shadows, brave

We are shadows of time. Our lives played out beneath the stars that travel the dark expanse of time, now reflecting only silhouettes of what time has left behind. Read More
I hear the rhythm of the summer day beginning as I watch the morning sun rise higher in the sky. The chirping of the birds awakening atop the dew-soaked branches of the old Vara Dulce tree add to the morning sonata that permeates the morning air. The gray morning shadows… Read More
Close your eyes, and imagine -- October 31st, Halloween night. Dusk has descended. And the moon sits high in the blackened sky, casting its silvery shroud over the awakening shadows that roam the night as ghosts and ghouls in search of creatures with souls and hearts too weak to hear… Read More
Night’s dark shadows hide All manner of evil, Lurking just out of sight. Dark rituals performed In the cover of night, On a lonely hill. Read More
Silenced voices. Faceless shadows. Illusions of beautiful creations. The blossoms of a generation blooming in the enlightenment of man. Now forgotten lives and hallucinations of extinguished dreams. Read More
I continue to hear the sounds of war, and I continue to see the images that war has seared into my throbbing mind. A toxic combination that wakes me in the night and exhausts the serenity of the darkness and the silence that only dreams can bring. Read More
How gentle are the rays of light that fall upon the slumbering shadows of the night. Like a hot white ember in the cold nocturnal void, as the moon begins to stroke the pendulum of time. And it is the unheard whines of the elapsing chimes of time that brings… Read More
It is the awakening of shadows long dormant and hidden, roaming the night in search of minds, souls and hearts too weak to hear or feel the rumblings of the approaching harvesters and ravagers of dreams and of fantasies that once fueled the imagination and the passion of the human… Read More
I am a child again. My mind a wonderous mixture of evolving truths and imagination. And I remember the nights. When the shadows of the night begin to move around my room. Read More
The late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s were the times of my life in the Valley along the Rio Grande. That was the time when darkness and shadows forewarned the human heart of the evil that man can bestow upon himself and his fellow man. Read More
Shadows and images in my mind recede sometime before the dawn. Sometime before the first flicker of the morning light I regain the consciousness of life that was suspended while I slept and lived among the shadows of my mind. Read More

Tags: dream, shadows

The clouds obscure the sun. It is the dawning of another day. Gray and cold and damp. When comes the rain the ghosts of yesterday return. The darkening skies embracing the specter of shadows that hide in the folds of time as it unfurls beneath the canopy of the dimming… Read More
As shadows and shades of gray and black begin to cover the light of the day gone by, I muse at the highlights of my life. I am at a pinnacle in life where past and present defines the totality of me. Read More

Tags: life, black, shadows

We are but mere reflections of the deflection of the past. We are the shadows of abandoned souls, grasping to exist amidst the darkness of the void. Read More

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The Poems House

Ah, a poem of the dead and secrets. Read More

Miscellaneous / Other

February 11, 2021

I write out my mind. so please forgive me I really appreciate your time. Read More

Tags: love, moon, shadows, nite, 2am

I was told I didn't love enough. Read More

Tags: love, moon, shadows, nite, 2am

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

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Featured Review by Christy Writes

"This is so mesmerizing even though the subject is heavy. Sometimes there's no one to mourn, and nothing except nature will feel the absence. I l..." Read More

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The Poems House

Is the Allegory of the cave, our world? This poem seems to say that, or does it? Read More

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The Poems House

You decide. Read More
Something I did I thought it was nice. Read More

Tags: moon, shadows, nite, 2am

Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

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The Booksie Classic House

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The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever noticed how dark it is beneath the rosebush? Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Featured Review by Vance Currie

"Oh my gosh, Hully. I used to prune our roses every winter. I never liked that job in the first place. The rose thorns alone were vicious enough ..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

If anyone else wants to have a go, the prompt was to write something that included the following words: January, snowflakes, moon, wolf, warrior, rabbit and cheese. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: night, snow, shadows

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