Category Archives: simpler thoughts.

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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the in-between

hours into days days into weeks weeks into months the silence loomed upon her words speechless she drove in and out of each passing day where once there were flights of brilliant passion released and revealed translucent butterflies now flew out in frantic … Continue reading

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watch her dance

sometimes, you can’t explain the dance of a butterfly in the channel of a breeze is she allowing the air to guide her movement or is she fighting the temptation to get carried away? sometimes, you can’t explain the dance … Continue reading

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I am here

she is amazing in this light in this scent of the air that breezes through every pore of my skin caressing whimsically as if to pull and tug me away and she leans over me breathlessly screaming silently in my … Continue reading

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and I hit play

it is times like these when the sun sets lazily through the arms of trees across my path and I seek comfort in the rest of the closing day and my thoughts to bleed out smoothly over a blanket of … Continue reading

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the beautiful mistake

sometimes I feel there’s nowhere to go if you look, I’m sure that’s where I’ll be she says somewhere between here and there is that place that’s waiting for me sometimes I feel like I’m about to fall in that … Continue reading

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April 5th (replay)

Original, full poem here © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved. All photos © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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salient dreams

through salient dreams she flies to the beat of her heart that whispers in unison with the shadows following her light and she turns to entice the darkness to chase and be left behind because she knows and she feels … Continue reading

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I will swim

if I seem too adrift in this ever-changing sea and all that I have found are only weights upon my shoulders pulling me knees through feet anchors descending and my arms fall beside me with no strength for resolve no … Continue reading

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along the wall

there is beauty in walls not meant to be seen passing by with focus stilled on through she lays silent and brilliant if only she knew how with the drop of a petal glass would shatter and bring eyes upon … Continue reading

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