remains – Day 20

there's an absence of white at the mouth of a storm, and i'm the woman eroded in shades of grey, a makeshift clavicle holding me in place © Grace Black   Welcome to the October Poetry Journey!   Today is Day 20 of #OctPoWriMo  join me, 31 poems in 31 days. Do you dabble in word [...]

gone – Day 19

trees and the depletion of green haunt my October veins and my mind screams, rooting around in ochered pain past autumns, past love's lips, past the fragility of time it's all gone, to another yesterday and the corduroy hips of a bowed branch with dappled light, gone to another season of dying and decay, gone to [...]

Blue – Day 15

this color of the sky and ocean and playground days pockets of morning and dregs of regret busheled berries and remnants of abuse on flesh   this color carries meaning and transcends hue it lives inside the lies and on fingertips of eager art and hides in spines of noveled meaning   this color is just [...]