Monthly Archives: June 2017

Inventory

Box by box We inventory our ancestor’s stuff Things from glory days past While swimming in present grief ©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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Drown 💧

Before the bell was rung In tight grinding slowness Burning butts in seats sought quenching Of fires molten inside Flight from the asylum Led her to my bed Where in comfort and grace We drowned She poured upon me like … Continue reading

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Bullet 🔫

If I’m the bullet you dodged You shouldn’t have been playing Russian roulette ©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 … Continue reading

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Antennae

Two antennae of the universe did meet And though they shared a common ground They did crackle and spark in fluid lightning When switch was thrown and capacitor discharged And did they isolate to protect the all The circuit still … Continue reading

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Banker 🏦

Upon stacks of coins futures spin Like topsy through turvey Position matters more that height But height cannot be ignored For too short a drop turns tails And only the banker can call heads ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my … Continue reading

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Giants 🌲

Where giants once stood Encircled by woodsmen to cut them down to size Brought there by felled cousins in buckboards Broken stones in concrete rise Sheltering people who dance in the comfort Of sterile future ruins That will crumble to … Continue reading

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Trans Pride 🏳️‍🌈

We march in the sun Because we spent so long in the dark And when we’re seen No one can claim we don’t exist Because no matter what We’re not going back to the shadows So look at us Because … Continue reading

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