Need Not Apply

Need Not Apply

there are depths
of my love
to be plunged

whole worlds
of my soul
waiting
to be explored

my mind
labyrinths of
mystery and wonder

faint of heart
weak or easily
distracted
need not apply

Wild Thing ©November 30, 2019

Heartsong

Heartsong

barefoot
out the door
skirt hitched up
in answer
to morning light

roaming through
field, valley,
on hillside
wild and free

sunkissed cheeks
bedewed toes
flowers in her hair
earth’s child

on the wind
soft, melodic
her heartsong
guides her home

Wild Thing ©November 30, 2019

Invisible

Daisies

Dark Daisies – photo by Wild Thing

She sipped coffee
All rushed around
As they left
She said goodbye
No one responded

Breakfast cleaned up
She showered
Brushed her teeth
And hair
Applied makeup

She posted to
Social media
Her plans
“City Photos, Later!”
No one answered

Sitting on a bench
At a busy corner
She snapped away

A man sat down
“Morning.” She said
He took his phone out
Stared intently at it
Deaf to all

In the afternoon
Dusty country road
Wildflowers, animals
Silent but
Familiar friends

Dinner for one
By television glow
Comments to Rachel
Laughs at herself
Rachel won’t answer

Snuggled into bed
Light overhead
Mind drifts
Dreams of a life
Where people answer

Wild Thing ©March 9, 2019

She Is . . .

Irish Fire

Irish Fire – photo by Wild Thing

Irish wildfire

Untamed and yet

Strong as the mountains

Gentle as a breeze

Passionate as the colors of autumn

Fierce as the winter freeze

Endless as the spring skies

Hot as the burning sun

Mysterious as the moon

Forged in flames

Hammered, tempered and shaped

Both Goddess and Woman

Vision, dream, healer, muse

A love for the ages

Wild Thing ©2017