Tale of the Strigoaicǎ – original

Taken from my university assessment portfolio. Want to read more about the Strigoaicǎ? Read the short story, The Strigoaicǎ - Published in the 2014 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology Read the poem, Strigoaicǎ Winter, 1847 The beast, Strigoaicǎ, had birthed from the sombrous earth, her sleep interrupted, disturbed by my presence. Her body moved, as the sun … Continue reading Tale of the Strigoaicǎ – original

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Salt in the earth

Taken from my university assessment portfolio. Salt in the earth, now love can never grow From a diseased heart in our mother, the eyes cast over forever. Draining, dragging, the love is failing. A falling ecstasy of nothing. Putrid, decaying, the flesh nauseating. Lying to rest, to sleep never more! © 2012

Grey cinders burning – original

Taken from my university assessment portfolio. Compare to the latest version, Grey cinders burning Grey cinders burning in the flesh, a swift death upon a bird’s red-feathered chest, through an emerald midnight and orchid freeze Drifting apart, the black velvet smog. The storm, a thistle cutting into the lonely. A ferry crosses through the crystal haze … Continue reading Grey cinders burning – original

Strigoaicǎ

Taken from my university assessment portfolio. Want to read more about the Strigoaicǎ? Read the short story, The Strigoaicǎ - Published in the 2014 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology. Read the short story, Tale of the Strigoaicǎ  Part I Her smile radiated the wood and touched me deep within but I sensed a coldness in her. She … Continue reading Strigoaicǎ

Rage

Taken from my university assessment portfolio. For this particular task, the theme was: emotion. Fingers crawling, dragging into my skin Leaving trails of my rage becoming. Mind is clouded, body shaking I can feel myself changing. There is no release, the anger resides The descent, the torment remains inside. © 2012

Loves are dead and gone

From my university assessment portfolio. Villanelle Loves are dead and gone Fading melody Happiness to mourn A breath without, torn Broken sanity Loves are dead and gone Poison to adorn Decaying beauty Happiness to mourn Hearts and dreams all worn Falling to the sea Loves are dead and gone Savage love, new form Bleed relentlessly … Continue reading Loves are dead and gone

Lure me to the depths of Hell

Taken from my university assessment portfolio Lure me to the depths of Hell I await your torturous melody. Sweetness unfathomable Unbearable Unknown. The misery and treachery The love I only know. Be damned! Be gone! Why does your heart linger here? I am undeserved of your love. The chaotic whispers The scent of desire, Into … Continue reading Lure me to the depths of Hell