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the Periodic Writer

I stole all of the words, but the thoughts are original.

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Poetry

Hung Up On, hanging on

Alone among the dial tone. Breathless, taken by the moment passed So much, then again nothing so fast. Time for the dissection, oh where, oh where do we begin? Hello, goodbye--how again did I leave it? Burned in my brain, but only how... Continue Reading →

Leaves Leave, Roots Remain

The beauty fades as their shadows shrink What yet remains for those barren bones? Unforgiving waves of winter Hammer harshly upon their vulnerable veins. Standing though swaying A memorized movement A rhythm well-rehearsed, Their limbs lay outstretched Reaching for ones... Continue Reading →

Cover

Cold kisses of clouds steal away salty seas and slide down the contours of her cheeks, you frown. Catching a glimpse what she dare not reveal fore now. Unraveling, her thoughts traveling to another place, where your face is but a stranger before... Continue Reading →

Snow Rhymes were a Matter of Time.

I needed this, it's true. First of flurries falling, try to be blue Each flake, a million chances I sit, watch their unique little dances Try to be blue, you can't, this spectacular show demands this You owe them after... Continue Reading →

We’ve all Been There.

The countdown resets after pressing "publish." Lighter being, reviving feeling Can I make this last, I wish At what point will it diminish? This freedom from thinking This freedom from needing A voice, what choice is there? Do you not feel it?  How... Continue Reading →

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