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I usually have a neat title for my poems … but this is more a cry of my heart right now rather than a well thought out piece that has been inspired through some other media.  So this is just titled…   Haiku Rain veils secret tears Jagged flash slices night sky Heart bloody – … Continue reading

Two Forms: Inspired

I’m accustomed to writing free verse, and more recently, spoken word pieces. On this occasion I wanted to try something new – so I wrote a haiku… (Didn’t mean to rhyme there!)  Anyhow, I had a flash of inspiration, so I  free flowed a poem in my regular style, then transformed it into a haiku. … Continue reading


On the heels of my silver awarded poem Luscious, I wanted to write another poem in the same vein and with the same style.  I can’t say any more without giving it away, so please enjoy… Connoisseur Fingers playing under pleated skirt Caressing folds of dark, dusky desire I sample scented rosebud, taking you in. … Continue reading

Chance Meeting…

I met an old friend in KFC the other day and went back to work and penned this on the fly – just tweaking my poetic muscles 🙂 Chance Meeting in KFC Flashing green eyes sparkle behind me Mesmerize me all over again Like if we were still teens And I was too shy (and … Continue reading

My First Blog Award – Liebster Award

My new friend Lauren from LSCOTT POETRY (http://lscotthoughts.com/) nominated me for this award – totally unexpected and pleasing. Thanks Lauren!!!!!!! About this award: This is an award given to blogs that have less than 200 followers and deserve more recognition and encouragement.There are some guidelines that has to be followed while giving or receiving the Award. *I probably … Continue reading


My BBM Poetry Group Challenge – We all had to write a poem outside our comfort zones.  I write a lot of sensual/erotic pieces, and so my Challenge was to write ‘No sex/heartache, no economy of words (a term we use to describe the deliberate cutting out of unnecessary words), has to be descriptive and … Continue reading


This is a  fun poem I wrote once when I woke up from sleeping one night and then couldn’t settle down and get back to sleep.  It was a personal challenge to keep the alliteration going 🙂  Hope you like it 🙂 Interrupted Tossing Towering tides turning This way That way Tumultous Turbulent Tumbling torture … Continue reading


This is a rewrite of my poem “Luscious: An Ode” that I have entered into our national arts competition NIFCA – the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.  It has been entered into the Literary Arts (along with Goblet and Rain, also on this site) as well as the Performing Arts section as a spoken word … Continue reading


Written for the BBM Poetry Group Challenge: Love or Lust HEAT Flash fire blazes with stoked liquid heat Stroked rhythmic beat evokes faster expressions of desire’s connections As passion ignites setting bush alight with stick’s frenzied friction against pleasure’s lighter fluid Rising heat forces shedding sheets Sweating skin Burning lips Churning hips Yearning within To … Continue reading


This poem was inspired by the Troy Davis saga – a black man accused of killing a white cop and held for a murder charge.  Although most of the prosecution’s witnesses recanted or contradicted their earlier evidence, and although Troy continued to maintain his innocence, he was executed by lethal injection on September 21, 2011. … Continue reading

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