Monthly Archives: May 2017

Ensnared

When in my struggles I realize I have freed myself But can’t be found I am more ensnared ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of my poetry collections from the Kindle store. Thank you! 2016: Poems … Continue reading

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Gallows

Gallows built by those unawares of the dangle Hang all who spy the ropes strung by liars Who promise glory in the long darkness of death Through obedience in days of shortening light ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing … Continue reading

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Poet

The poet withers as the writer strengthens ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of my poetry collections from the Kindle store. Thank you! 2016: Poems from a Year of Change Uncertain: Poems About Gender Transition

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Rather

During my glide at the speed of light Choruses of birdsong surround me In an amphitheater of sentinels Who tremble and sigh wearing Summer’s early cloak And in my sweaty toil There is no place I’d rather be ©Heather Coldstream … Continue reading

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Fluttering

The future is a mirror I tried to step through But I couldn’t find the way Now I’m a bird who struck a window My mind fluttering in a daze Hoping to find the way home ©Heather Coldstream Please consider … Continue reading

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Futures

Dreams sliced asunder by knives of pleasant company Are murdered futures spilt upon the ground and left to rot For carrion-birds of doubt gorge upon in raucous flocks indifferent to our losses In practical helplessness we watch the dripping blades … Continue reading

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Sublime

Answering an inquisitive mind’s questions about life With honesty and candor is a sublime joy Akin to holding them close for the first time By protecting them from the cold world of ignorance ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing … Continue reading

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