Be a troublemaker – be the rock-ribbed exception. Be an undaunted pig-head, beyond correction. Revolt in defiance against the alliance Of savages and brutes, carpers and prudes. They’ll try to unnerve with opinions and questions, Notions, convictions,  belief and perceptions. And intimidate they will with censure and hate. But be brave. Be audacious Be sweetly… Continue reading Firebrand


Struggle every day Which mask to wear today? Vizards infinite Beautiful and bright Ersatz smiles Counterfeit eyes Veneer of grace These faux façades Masking aches Different guise For different pain Each and every day. ~ By Tanya~


We spend our lives breeding bizarre eccentricities to make up for our defunct personalities, always on the lookout for someone plagued by the same complexities. In a twisted world full of tortured souls, simple love is an aberration. Simplicity can be hard to swallow when our existence is riddled with a lust for complication and… Continue reading Crawling


Pressed petals of blossoms sweet, Musty ferns and slumbering leaves, In dusty books and mildewed sheets, Scented words they reek of you. Birds and fluttering dragonflies, Blotchy clouds in cobalt skies, And dandelions that pass me by, Carry me as they float to you. Even in my fantasies, Fine frenzies and hovering dreams, In the… Continue reading Sorcery


I know now all too well That love fades from kiss to kiss. Affections die and passions wane. And flames that once set hearts ablaze Are quenched as all feelings drain. Like dwindling fires smothered in rain. Maybe love is designed to fail. To hurt, sting, burn and maim. To make hearts crumble in flames… Continue reading Flames