Fantasy

Gamblin’ Man

This poem refused to remain in the journal, so I posted in on All-poetry. Now, it wants a feature on my blog. Jeez, it’s pushy. Also, adult in nature, just be prepared for the ride. Gamblin’ man rode me oncenever let go,even the dice ‘caus he just newLucky 7’s would come when he did.

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Jahi and the Beanstalk

Once upon a monsoon time,when gullibility wasn’t a crimedeep in the muck left by Kashmir rainsthis Indian boy was duped again. Beans for Gertie, the family cow,who needs dignity anyhow?Our most beloved bovinesacred and divine, sold to atraveling Boxwallah that was blind,his magic for the weak of mind. The rain is rabid on the mounds;the […]

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Seek Dewdrops Here

A drop of sweat finds its way down my back, and I am numb to the way it navigates the scaly mountain range of my spine before pooling in the cool indentation below. There are more pearls waiting their turn to slide, and they flitter like sprites on the fence of my brow, guarding the […]

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Golden Stroll

Still learning many thingsfrom peculiar-colored flowersplanted in the afternoon.Garden Orchestra soundsthe daisy-gong too soon.Curious bread-and-butterflies,monuments, mermen,fields of geese none lie in,constant feeling something’s missing.Palace, overrun with weeds.Repose and read but don’t go to seed. © khartless 2021, All Rights Reserved This poem is writted for D’Verse’s Monday Quadrille #129 A Curiosity of Poems. Our host, WhimsyGizmo, asks […]

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En Lillium

I press my lips to you.Steal the beauty of yourbloom;inhale the fragranceof limp petalsremembering whenthey bounced beneathmy touch. Sipping power from yourdecay, toxins release abovesteamy, swirling remains. I softly swallow;I can taste your delicateness,as I feast on a fatal remedy. I plucked you without shame;tied and dried youin upside-down darkness. I steeped you in an […]

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