Category Archives: poetry

Beauty

never doubt that beauty is never far from the road less traveled when seen in the distance all that seems unattainable is always within reach © Copyright 2016 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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I Will Cover You

I’ll carry water to the mountain and salt for the wounds for the growing admiration I am weakened by the swoon what a brilliant invitation to lay colors in my view giving spark to caged desires that are yearning to … Continue reading

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The Rise

as the shade from the weeping willow tree comes creeping towards my fears I clutch the ground beneath my knees and wipe away false tears nothing stands beneath me that I can’t keep below I’ve played that song a million … Continue reading

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has it…

has it always been this silent? even when the rain shatters its layers against the roof in tormenting rhythm like ancient drums pulsating from legends of past lives haunting and telling has it always been this dark? even when the … Continue reading

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drowning

she stood next to me basking in the burn of the love that I poured onto her she tried to reflect it back onto me and for moments, ones that I turned into porcelain, I felt the heat resonating with … Continue reading

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footprints

the goal was never for you to be the one to mend my heart you became the sand between my toes that stayed behind as I walked on through this ever changing storm that I was born unto give me … Continue reading

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i tell myself

the wind keeps changing direction the clouds keep secluding the light and i tell myself i should know by now i should know what’s good for me and what flame will just burn right down and i tell myself to … Continue reading

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falling love

when love is swirling like leaves down from limbs in autumn’s crisp air let her hit you and watch her recede like leaves back into earth’s skin to perish and nourish through winter’s gray then to bloom and explode into … Continue reading

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relive

dust is heavy upon layers falling while eyes remain closed and voice void of breath fingers cramped with pause of thought bring back to life this endless script as it seeks to relive to relive to relive to live. © … Continue reading

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silence is the echo

this submissive heart tender from use wrapped up tightly in a woven thorn shield rattling voices inside calling out without piercing through because silence is the echo reaching your ears in the dampness of the rain soaked basin that you … Continue reading

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