winter’s chill

first eyes to wake

in a frost bitten forest.

the chill arose from deep within,

hit the snooze

and dreams sunk within the words

within a sought midnight lake.

ice melts

from the branches above;

an unseen path

covered by fallen leaves;

leading me to forgotten memories.

first eyes to wake

sought on and found an empty bed beside.

on a Saturday morning,

and found everything that was unsaid

floated away down by the riverside.

first eyes to wake

in a frost bitten forest.

the chill arose from deep within,

hit the snooze

and dreams sunk within a midnight lake.

ice melts

from the branches above

of braided emotion

between loving you and hurting me.

April’s rain melted frozen drift

and seen on ocean waves dancing without.

first eyes to wake

in a frost bitten forest.

last the chill arose from deep within,

and hit the snooze –

dreams sunk within a midnight lake.

first eyes to wake

in a frost bitten forest.

the chill arose from deep within,

hit the snooze

and dreams sunk within a midnight lake.

c 2017  bgw

painted and burned

unforgotten memories

painted and burned;

in these words

there you live.

read on!,

knowing that you are these!

when a past drinks up the present,

the daydreams finds itself

flirting with an uncharted future.

unforgotten memories

typed up and dusted off;

in these words

there you live.

letter by letter,

words forming

painting memories.

sentence by sentence

verse by verse

emotion pouring forth!

find me

on the other side of the paper

with unforgotten memories

painted and burned;

in these words

there you live in my mind.

c. 2017 bgw