the cost

the cost 2

squint to swallow flicker
of molten gadget
screens

as terrible tides assault
grand vista’s
seams

heartbeat slows to sigh,
soul consumed by mortal
frost

once  pure eyes, now void
portals to
loss

©Anthony Gorman 2018

images: pixabay

your mountain mind

mountain mind 1

primed in spirit and plump
with hubris, i set to scale
your mountain mind

fervent footing,
locked- firm

icy wind- vexed wasps
on callow skin

steep as ransom incline,
leading to heaven’s hymns
sublime?

warning flag convulses
its bright boast
with ominous
undertones

climb’s a no go-

heeding neck deep heap
of broken, suitor bones
below

©Anthony Gorman 2018

images: pixabay

loose on love

loose 1

feeling limber and
living loose

I’m human
jelly

boneless, flimsy
piles of me

can’t move, don’t care
body’s too damn
heavy

slipping posture soup
to pristine floor

barely retaining enough
eye control to blink

just spreading here comfy,
nobody really needs me

loose love is limp,
plush and velvety

©Anthony Gorman 2018

images: pixabay

 

a grumpy gift: We all carry a song — Real Free – Flowing Words

a wonderful piece of creativity from a talented poet.. much respect

The rhythms, the melodies, the lyrics, we all hear it, The heartbeat to every tune that brightens and strengthens my day From the unpleasant gray skies gloom, It can be strenuous to be sanguine in somber days So I sink my conscious into the depths of the delta providing my blues with alleviation, I’ve seen […]

via We all carry a song — Real Free – Flowing Words