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The infatuation was real

The love was not

I saw it for what it was

But still I imagined


A perfect dream

A long lost passion

Finally being content

Finally finding home Continue reading “Absence”

Down The Garden Path

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We said the words

We played the game

Hand in hand down the garden path

Though the truth pierced through our clasp


It was nothing more than a shadow

Not cast very far

Thriving only at the brightest hour

And ultimately underwhelming Continue reading “Down The Garden Path”


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You thrill me
You scare me
You give me hope
You confound me

In that time we were close
I found peace in your embrace
Comfort in your warmth
And a home by your side Continue reading “Confounded”

Phoenix From Ash



Part of the fold

Until cast aside by ambition

The ambition of an Upstart

The threat of an insidious legacy


Then there were two

Adrift in the same boat

Their marriage, strengthened

Their resolve, unmatched Continue reading “Phoenix From Ash”

Ignoble – a poem

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Far from expected

But exuding charm

Impossible to resist

Even harder to tame


Two titans locked in battle

Neither willing to succumb

Known roles abandoned

Respect mired by desire Continue reading “Ignoble – a poem”