Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 31

The yarn of yet another sweater is unraveling The thread innocent enough The temptation to pull irresistible as Eve’s smile Advertisements

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Like Bark from a Molting Tree

 cindywright.fineartamerica.com Like bark from a molting tree another year tears away leaving the trunk tender in the harshest hour of the dark

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New Year

Like Solomon we are trapped in nature’s cycles Snow turned to rivulets running river to the sea

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Songs

The best songs go forever unsung poetry but breath-spun through teeth past split lips spilt as spittle to the sun to evaporate before touching dawn

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Christmas Day – The Gift

                           melissamckinnon.wordpress.com We look for the gift in the wrapping There where we hope someone’s loving left it

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Christmas Eve

 melissamckinnon.wordpress.com He stirs yet infant unborn in bloody womb grown far too tight for one whose voice birthed the universe

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Advent IV – The Diver

 melissamckinnon.wordpress.com Oh! How we’d love to just let go To float away on eternity’s tide

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Home

Strange the faint connection between the familiar and the truly friendly; between what we call ‘home’ and what we feel in being ‘at home’.

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Solstitium

rie munoz Nearing solstice I know the days are shorter the nights much longer which ought to make my sleeping easier but truth be told my winter moments are lived with ever greater anxiety as though some significant some` thing forever unarriving … Continue reading

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Requiem

The widow sits on the old rocker in her antique shop window waiting The spark in her glassy eye undiminished The hope in her hollow heart undaunted The waiting widow simply watches for one ever-coming never-home

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Christmas Poem

  sadao watanabe   Beth`Lehem ~ House of Bread ~ How hard you are to find when far from home No Star lights the way that leads even to your Stable

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Advent III – The Drowning

  melissamckinnon.wordpress.com The day like the sea swallows its wreckage Down down down we float Our faces drawn taut by descent

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