poetry

Chabad.org

Just tooting my own horn for a bit – one of my poems went up this week on Chabad.org. Go check it out. Friday Night Lights. Shabbat Shalom and Happy Chanukah!

Your eyes

Your eyes I could get lost in Deep pools of soulful thought Displaying your heart For the world to see   Your eyes Tell me a story An explanation of sorts Of  who you are…

Happy Birthday to a special person

    You have not been long in my life But are already becoming a huge part Of my circle of treasured people.   Your smile lights me up From the inside out, warming Me…

My True Love Has My Heart

My True Love Has My Heart by Philip  Sidney   My true-love hath my heart and I have his, By just exchange one for the other given; I hold his dear and mine he cannot miss;…

Parents

Parents are not paper which you use and throw away. Parents are not a cash point from which you take money and go. Parents are not a rock which never cracks. Parents are not only…

The Look

  You gaze lovingly into my eyes And I feel such depths of emotion Such soul moving tremors. The world around us fades As we lose ourselves in each other As though magnetized by a…

2008 retrospective

I started writing a look back at the year that was, but the first draft ended up being a play by play of the guys that I dated. I should be blushing here, right, but…

Woman / Man

My thoughts are deeply private Yet you think them My feelings leak out Through my eyes and face.   I tremble You sense it in your own body I smile Your face lights up.  …

I wish you starshine forevermore

The leaves were never greener The sky was never so blue The colours of the world Shone so vividly When I was around you. You brought such hope You gave me such joy You helped…

Control Issues

(inspired by a friend struggling with an eating disorder)   I am in control I know when to stop Look what I can do Look how far I can go Everyone struggles To lose a…

Bemused

Bemused Confused Tired Brain power low Emotions on overload I know What needs To be Done Follow through Never been My thing Respect The truth Hold onto Reality Let the power of truth Free me…

Friday Night Lights

 She strikes the match, Her concentration as intense as the flame. As the candle wicks flare Her heart fills with joy. She glances at the candles Mini fires flickering together She feels her soul overflow…