Monthly Archives: April 2017

Gems

I see the grass grown long With last night’s patter of drops Gems dusted upon the blades Sparkling in brilliant morning light Rainbow and diamond glints Under dark Seattle spring clouds My mood a perfect mirror In gladness for another … Continue reading

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Details

Details of sharp relief From days gone past Obscure big pictures Requiring plausible imaginations Of might-have-beens ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of my poetry collections from the Kindle store. Thank you! 2016: Poems from a … Continue reading

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Pieces

Needs long denied Drive torments unseen beneath false smiles Presented for birthright owners of wholes By those falling to pieces ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of my poetry collections from the Kindle store. Thank you! … Continue reading

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Stairs

Carved in stone One after the other Stairs lead down From sunlit mountaintop Into shadowed valley Where sunlight naught falls In benthonic dimness moss strains up Away from black illume Forcing shuffled steps Upon treads of soft menace Leading ever … Continue reading

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Eyes

What pretty flowers she said While reaching out to touch them Before napping again Until eyes opened unseeing To be closed by gentle hands of war When sleep was at an end ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by … Continue reading

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Rats

Lies burrow into my brain Like rats gnawing through stones of thought To establish a foul nest of doubt That leaves truth damp with dew in numberless false dawns And spoilt in the dark ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my … Continue reading

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Grief

Grief lurks in night Rearing up in dreams With friends lost in the past Who knew the now gone recent present Doubling the pain Grief lies in wait in day In smells transcending time To moments dimly recalled Illuminating them … Continue reading

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