Monthly Archives: October 2016

Gyre

Between the old and new name Being on time and being late Is a paper gyre Twisting down upon me With whirling blades Sent to pulp me In error Please hold for supervisor ©Heather Coldstream Advertisements

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Yesterday

That look you gave me I’d seen before But yesterday It made no sense After all we’d been through Until today I remembered You were drunk Now it all makes sense And it angers me to think Of all we … Continue reading

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Cement

Bone tired Slouch days of toil Never ending penance For errant choices Each small stones Cemented over time Into a boulder ©Heather Coldstream

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Fall

The leaves are falling Making rustling beds While the moss grows a new coat Of darkened Winter green To match needles and braces That laugh at their sleeping cousins ©Heather Coldstream

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Quieter

It’ll be quieter when we’re gone No roaring of engines to echo in canyons we built No dull throbs careening across the oceans No whines up in the sky It’ll be quieter when we’re gone While the mountains turn to … Continue reading

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Dig

It’s hard to know what to do When it all wants doing And is buried so deep So I’ll just start shoveling And hope I’m uncovering Instead of digging another hole ©Heather Coldstream

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Past

With the future shrouded Ignoring the now Means the past is the only thing we see So we dream to find comfort From dark dangers ahead ©Heather Coldstream

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