First and Last

Your words
Whisper within my ears morning
Noon and night

Just as your always
In my thoughts from dawn till sunset
Within my dreams

A Tangle of Weeds

You are my first blank thought
upon the earliest streak of light I see
You are my last sure word
before darkness envelopes me completely

And in between these, I find myself
lost in hopes, wishes and longings
humid dreams from leftover melancholic sunsets
clinging to your awaited rationed sightings

©NMY. 2018.

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Run (A Gwadodyn*)

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Patiently Awaiting

Let the warmth of
My words wrap snuggly around you
Like a cloak protect

You from the
Ever darkening shadows
Chilly embrace

Feel the
Warmth of the smile of
My words

Within your
Heart as you traverse
The dark

When at last
You spring forth from the
Cold dark hell

Of your
Shell now reborn like a
Butterfly

The arms of
My words shall be there to
Greet you

To welcome
You back from the land
Of the dead

To celebrate
Your return to the land
Of The living

As tears of
Joy fall like raindrops from
My blue eyes

 

 

The Mother of All Pearls Part Three

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Dearest Nan

This comment is the reason you are so special to me, why I can’t bare seeing you hurt so deeply and why I can’t turn my back on you and walk away when you have need of my friendship.

In all the years I have written about what happened to my family you are the only woman who ever expressed empathy and compassion by saying you were sorry for what had happened to us.

In spite of your own great pain – how deeply you have been hurt by others.

You have no idea just how much your words impressed me at the time.

It is the reason I chose to love you (in spite of my own vow to never love another woman again I made the last time a woman broke my heart) in any capacity you could accept and why I will never stop loving you as a friend.

Not only did you touch my heart and restore my ability to love again but you taught me how to love truly.

You gave me the opportunity to grow another step beyond the anger and vindictiveness fueled by emotional pain.

To do the opposite of what my deceitful heart was telling me to do – to stop myself from reacting by lashing out.

For the first time in my life I really had to think things through and act accordingly; in order to be the true friend you needed me to be as well as to be true to myself and my ideals.

Thank you so much for reaching out to me and touching my heart.

But especially for being yourself and the gift of your friendship.

The Mother of All Pearls (the piece of your heart) that resides safely within the Treasure Box of my heart.

Love Dabbie

Here is the link where Nan’s comment resides:

https://misterpoetsjournal.com/2017/12/10/three-good-reasons-to-say-no-to-feminism&/#8230

One Final Note:

The day Nan left her comment on my blog was five days before one of my ribs popped out of its socket.

Requiring me to spend the following 5 to 6 weeks out of work – 3 of those weeks in extreme pain as I could not sneeze nor cough without hurting.

That event and the pain with it turned out to be blessing and the best time of my life (the only exception being the birth of my son) because it was during that time that my friendship with Nan began.

She was with me through that painful time in my life.

Living a Love Story

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Living a Dream Come True

No need
To lie tell you empty
Nothings

I’d simply
Do what’s necessary
Kill or die

Into your
Eyes I would willingly gaze
For eternity

Within my
Dreams your always just
Out of reach

Still into
Your ear I’ll whisper my
Desires

Send shivers
Up and down your back
And all over

Enfold you
Within my words carefully
Chosen

Make love to
You within the soft glow
Of moonlight

Our souls
Entwined upon a cloud
Of passion

Holding on to
This tender moment for as
Long as possible

Daydreaming of
You until the sun goes down my
Eyes fall asleep

Find myself
Once again tasting the honey
Of your kisses

Diamonds in the Sky

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The Forever Diamond

They say
Diamonds are forever
A girls

Best friend
But the diamond I will
Give to you

Won’t be
Worn upon your finger
Just above

The luscious
Valley lying between your
Lovely bubbles

For it will
Will be enshrined within
Your heart

The Light
Of my love reflected by
Your Smile

The Light
Dancing within your
Dark eyes

It will
Shine forever passed
Down

Through
Our union of becoming one
Within

The hearts
Of our children and their
Children

For generations
Long after we have gone
Heavenward

Have become
Just a memory – a story told
At bedtime