maybe someday one day

Odysseus, you never knew what you wantedbut I want youdays turned into yearsagain comes the autumn moonOdysseus, when will you remember me again?perhaps I’ll become a sirenwould that catch your attention?my song will be the echo of your nameevery man falls under my spellbut I only seduce lovers who are the shadow of youI carve…

Napowrimo Day 3: Fourteener

Today’s prompt is to write a fourteener, or a poem with fourteen syllables in each line. Here’s mine. “unrequited” disappointment had become part of her daily routine threw away her love twenty something fairytales ago staunched the bleeding just enough to keep her robot living that man—her lifesaving melody and her biggest foe unwritten letters…

The Lighthouse Keeper and the Sandpiper

A lighthouse keeper strolled alone on the sand No one ever wandered upon his private land He noticed a gray piper limping his way She crooned a sad tune across the lonely bay   He decided to keep her ‘til she could fly again For the sandpiper’s wing was sorely in pain But to his…