If Ever

If ever you were to fall in love with a rose, dare not pluck it. For its petals long will lose their fragrance. Sooner will its stem lose its strength. Even more, soon will its roots forget the dirt from which they came. Thorns will it shed, unable to protect itself. Wither, it will fade…

Little Girl Blue

Little girl Blue What ever happened to your smile? I can faintly see it Crested in the train of your cheeks. Little girl Blue What ever happened to your sparkle? I can vaguely see it In your eyes when the sun comes up. Little girl Blue Whatever happened to your heart? I can barely see…

Sex Expressed Like This…

In this time and age where values have been cheapened, gifts of literature, music and art tampered with by the effects of “pop” culture, we have each lost a little bit of our soul. You might ask what is to blame? Sex. As simple as a three-lettered word. Our relationship to our sexuality is one…

Sunday Morning

  Sometimes I count the way you look at my hair in the wild and green Sunday morning walks at the park. I count the stare. One blink. Two blink. Three and four. And when I try to look back, you turn your eyes to the ground. As if the ground has something more important…

Flame

  he looked at me with burning eyes scorching flare I stared at him with certainty fearless dare desire heating our every touch never have I felt a love as such © Nicoletta If this poem had a voice, this is what it would sing…   Photo by Charles Newton Price: Black Rock City, Nevada…

Singing Soul

I am having a love affair with Music. You see, I couldn’t help it. The second I laid ears on it Something took over. Passion distorted my every thought I had eyes for no one else. The pulsating heat of every note High or low Birthed ecstasy into my veins. My blood spoke with love…

Oh, Mother

In your hands I call the pain To succumb to the tears Of your rainfalls. Oh, Mother Forgive us For what we have done. Thousands of years You have made this home. And what have we done in return? Mother, I breathe your air In gratitude. I bend down on two knees As I thank…