Tag Archives: nature_poems

Poetry: Cold Reaper

I scorn the scowls
of winter’s reaper
steel slicing scythe
his corded calamity!

Who grabs the life
from my chest
a killing clutch
his murderous glee!

Cold stagnant breath
rots my cheek
putrid frigid blight
his icy stagnancy!

Loud howling voice
a solemn knell
the endless tolling
his ringing revelry!

Oh scavenger of
dark March day
die a death
so set me free!

Poetry: Among Darker Trees

I choose to languish
among darker trees;
ones that still possess
truth in their
greatness.

As though some sage
would remember them there;
densely dispassionate,
darkly morose, to interpret
their quiet, somber thoughts.

Their casual slow groaning,
faint creaking…leaning
in dead wind
of oblivious Winter.

Could great things rise
beyond dying remains
of such debris?  Rise
superbly from cloaks
suffocating cold gray branches
so cruelly?

Truly they stretch mightily,
colossal yet unseen, save briefly,
by dark birds drifting
against the dying contrast
of a stark sky.

I choose to languish
among darker trees;
ones that still possess
truth in their
greatness.

Poetry: Candyland

Cotton candy clouds
drop
Cream soda rain
onto
the vanilla fudge ground.

And twizzler trees
without
Maple cookie leaves
stretch
through powdered sugar fog.

As toffee puddles
flow
Gingerbread houses
glow
from their butterscotch lights.