Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

My Lord, Sir Knight

You, my love since ancient days, my own soul’s mate I accept, I capitulate From you, my love, I can no longer run My love for you, you’ve once again won And so this oath, ancient and true Forever my … Continue reading

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A Merry Fellow

George denied it, of course A merry fellow him, he said, though he seldom did smile He blamed it on his horoscope By which he meant his natal chart, not the daily prediction From the day he read that it … Continue reading

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CCC 91: The Shadow

The brighter the light The deeper the shadow All artists know this Why then expect our loved ones who shine to have no defects? Why expect them to be through-and-through perfect? Why be shocked or feel betrayed when we discover … Continue reading

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My Thanks to a Saracen

I dwelt upon the shore With tides and rhythms Known and sure I didn’t venture far An occasional dip Into the forested hinterland That wondrous place invited me In forays brief Delights I saw… Yet when rather I’d be exploring … Continue reading

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This Sedative for the Soul

I was asleep when you crept in You woke me, body, heart and soul Awakened, aroused, enlivened You whetted appetites from long ago Appetites I didn’t want This couldn’t be, this was fantasy You scared me, go away and let … Continue reading

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Of Cobblers and Glovers

To love To feel that sweetest of emotions To give To be enfolded, warm as in a fleece To ache in want of you To open, to let you in That you might know me true To receive… Pain. Better … Continue reading

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CCC87: Gunnr’s Well

Gunnr’s Well, that’s how we knew it as of old For Gunnr in his Viking days Did drive his dragon-warded ship Into this sea-scoured shore Tongue swollen with the salty pestilence of sea Seeking purity of water unpolluted And there … Continue reading

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In Alignment

For me, you are the sun To you, I am your moon Saturn binds us by our feet Neptune weaves our fantasies sweet And Mercury keeps us mentally attuned. Syzygy! 30 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Syzygy

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This Kiss

Mindless of the pressing chores The waiting floors, the empty stores She strolled along a dream-cast road And watched a leather-sided toad. With a tug at her dirty work-stained frock She sat beside him on a river rock. He looked … Continue reading

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The Ocean Tide

My love is like the ocean tide Sweeping in, knocking and toppling all in his way To lap at the highest reach which is my heart. But no sooner here than he turns again And with an awful tug he … Continue reading

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