Shadowed by the Break

No love is lost in shadowed warsLines crossed in darknessThe sheen cracked through curtainsDistant eyes regardless Shadowed by the breakShallow heartache cries tautGranted wishful to takeNo better to be bought Break the boneRe setBend the boneRegret A chip In the cups lip A clear signIn the strong line Of domestic abuseThrough careless use Weekly Theme:Lost … Continue reading Shadowed by the Break

The Link is Blood

Blood let between my fingertipsMosquitoes should know better I'm quick with hands and quips Fray a careful linkTenuous we stirWrit in blood and inkThe lines begin to blurPass and craneReturn a devious stareStreams are oft to waneAs are those who care With heavy heart And empty pocketI find myselfAt a loss Weekly Theme:Lost PhoneI lost … Continue reading The Link is Blood

Song thất lục bát: High Grass

shrapnel caught beaming moonlightbat cauldrons ping night songs slowblossoms star-struck lie lowrest now awake below high grass Song thất lục bát (double seven, six eight): A quatrain comprising a couplet of two seven-syllable lines followed by a Lục bát couplet (a six-syllable line and an eight-syllable line). Each line requires certain syllables to exhibit a … Continue reading Song thất lục bát: High Grass