Sweetheart, Please Don’t Frown (Balcony Scene Involving Penniless Lad and Whimsy Lady)

Sweetheart, please don’t frown! The candy shop was closed, The florist was away, The dressmaker has not returned From holiday, The jeweller has left town, The gift shop was out of stock, And as to the flowers along the road They were too sweet, too innocent for plucking. But though my hands be empty, I … Continue reading Sweetheart, Please Don’t Frown (Balcony Scene Involving Penniless Lad and Whimsy Lady)

Lovers By The Lake

 

The Aftertaste of Sorrow

I carry you around with me, A pebble in my shoe, A backpack heavy with regrets, An invisible blade stuck in my chest, A blood stain on my conscience, A wound in my memory, Through which images and scenes seep through, Remnants from better times, When you and me, The two of us, Shared a … Continue reading The Aftertaste of Sorrow