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»With You«

Jul 6, 2013

I have waited / too long to find a love, / my standards / being impossibly high. / Loneliness / was all I knew, until / You came along. / / You comfort me with / Your morning sun. I see / You in Your evening star. / You talk to me in the wind / and give me peace / in Your waves. It is great to / not…  sign in to read more »


»Prince of Darkness«

Jun 28, 2013

Prince of darkness / Hear my call / Feel the ache of loss in my soul / Bring me back from the light / Take me into your darkest night / / I felt the passion / I felt the lust / I could see the love / Before it fell / / Light takes it all / Darkness prevails / Take my soul / / I cannot breathe / I cannot eat / I…  sign in to read more »


»The blow«

Jun 28, 2013

Shadows embrace / Darkness fills my soul / My black eye contorts objects around / Night fills my vision / As the final blow falls / / Faintly sound surrounds me / Light barely reaches my purple eye / A hand / Retreat / The hand remains / Soft, welcoming / / Standing again / Dark spots remain / But light…  sign in to read more »


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