Tag Archives: death

Hand

The hand from the grave Grasps as well as releases For tasks undone in the past Which now must be completed ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing my work with others or buying one of my poetry … Continue reading

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Decisions

Could old poor decisions be unmade And not rattle my bones in dotage Or would poorer choices have been made Leaving me shipwrecked upon unhappier shores For youth’s fount of happiness boils dry in summer bonfires In fleeting bacchanal moments … Continue reading

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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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Spiders 🕷 

Baby spiders Build their webs Invisible amongst the blades Until mist comes Revealing a miniature canopy of death I blunder through A gargantuan reaper In hidden worlds unto themselves ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of … Continue reading

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Wait

We wait in the waiting room Where the fish in the tank have a tired look Weary of the glass house they live within Unable to tap their tormentors back A puppy comes to visit and fingers stroke and pet … Continue reading

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Rust

The days flow like water In rushing torrent and drip alike Carrying me ever onward to desert seas Where I’ll rust away in drought To join the dust of ages ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one … Continue reading

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Bones

In repose Mighty giants stand Scoffing at tiny seeds Who will one day feast on their bones ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of my poetry collections from the Kindle store. Thank you! 2016: Poems from … Continue reading

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