Lonely Shore

Lonely Shore I walk along the lonely shore while seagulls soar over the sea away from me Cold ocean waves splash o’er my feet With each heartbeat I yearn for you My love is true Saltwater tears course down my face I’ll not replace you in my heart though we’re apart For your return I … Continue reading Lonely Shore


I'm extremely late in posting my poem for NaPoWriMo. After working all day, I rushed home to take my dog to her appointment at the veterinarian. Nothing major - just a routine annual visit. Well, routine for me. Not so much for Tasha, who loathes the vet's office. After having a couple of vaccinations and … Continue reading Battle-weary

Goodbye NaPoWriMo, Hello May

National Poetry Writing Month is officially over, and along with a feeling of happiness that I completed the challenge, there is also a bit of sadness. Sure, I can write more poetry. I can write poetry every day if I'd like. I'm sad to see the end of NaPoWriMo because it's back to reality for … Continue reading Goodbye NaPoWriMo, Hello May

Jane’s Poetry Challenge #28

I've been following Jane Dougherty's poetry challenge with the intent to join in, but time always seems to get away from me. Well, guess what? Here I am, ready to participate. Better late than never, I suppose. Her weekly challenge (which you can find here) offers 5 challenge words (winding – moonlight – follow – … Continue reading Jane’s Poetry Challenge #28

When I was Seventeen

Last night, I dreamed about time-travel. In the dream, I'd been transported back to a time where I could have made some very different choices. I had to decide whether to stay in the past where I could change the course of my life, or return to the present where I am living with the … Continue reading When I was Seventeen