He turned to say goodbye For a heart-breaking final time And she kissed his lips Like she had never kissed him before Stealing sound of that hateful word, Turned it into a loving sigh... "You better come back to me, mister!" Said she with a stern guise openly defied by her tearful eyes. "Yes, ma'am!" Said the smiling soldier... Continue Reading →

Interminable Grief

Losses and grudges now sit deathlike; tombs weighing in On my heart, a wrecked ship All four chambers in a seal, except for years of pain that's flooding in, freely... A lump in the back of my throat tried tosend a flare to my vacant eyes I blinked... Called it a stray speck; And you... Continue Reading →

Wandering Dicks

Everyone knew but me, babyThat you broke not two vows but threeWhile I played my faithful part to a T,You walked arm in arm down Alice streetWith her whom they likened to a cheap floozyBut maybe like me, about you she was crazyGave away her silly heart for safekeepingNow she stands accused, the only sinning daisySo has always been the age-old storyTwo... Continue Reading →

So What?

The Rising - By yours truly. So what if I am the branded one?They call me a cautionary taleBut when all's said and done,I don't remember trying to hide the news.That I won't toe the line nor I wouldCross my legs to sit pretty for youOr hide my scars to fit in this worldNo, I'll never be any less... Continue Reading →

Back To Reality

Thought of you stillsends my heartspiraling downa rabbit hole,scurrying offinto that other worldWhere madlywas I in loveWith yourravishing bluff.Too late was epiphanyearned long past whena cruel guise ofa non-existent Bondhad becomea debilitating cuff.Finally cameswift blowof realizationwhen to escapeYour brutal hurtMy feelingsculminatedwith a callfor a cullOf my ownFoolish self!Unthinkinglyfor you it fellSo, "Off with my head!"For... Continue Reading →

My Sweet Home

Photo By Jadon Barnes A long day grazed my hurting bonesagainst a high-strung flesh.By the end of troubles, it finally foundrespite under hot water,clasped between your arms.Wretched tiredness like a dark cloudabove my curls evaporatedunder a loving embrace that knewexactly how to hold my heart,Serenade a tired soul with a steamy tonguethat licked my bruise, kissed my... Continue Reading →


Whisper of greeting, desperate to be received But mind's busy ta...ta...ta...tapping On whistles of Cat memes. Touch of love given, Waiting eagerly to be returned But heart's busy ta...ta...ta...tapping On bells of news n' tweets. Lonely world in making, Growing apart, constant aching But we're busy ta...ta...ta...tapping, Fighting battle royal with keys.© EntangledDesigns

True God & False Prophets

Drawn are battle lines on helms of your convictions that never will break chains of reasoning You so carefully wrought on words of Your People, Others - as usual are wrong! So come this fall’s moonless night, wars will rage as self-reflections malinger by virtue of that all-encompassed righteousness flowing through veins blessed by Your... Continue Reading →

Not Yet

Bone weary I walk toward familiar sounds of lullabies drifting away from an unknown that feels just like home... Hoping to finally hang the hat, may be take a forever nap But your strings still attached, begin to tug on my heart Calling me back for one more adventure by your side. So I tell... Continue Reading →

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