Archive for ‘Linda Luna’

September 23, 2017

Sandwich Delight

by lindaluna583

I love to eat
It is no lie
On wheat or rye

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September 20, 2017

No Truer Friend

by lindaluna583

To condescend
Is not unkind,

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September 19, 2017

Some People

by lindaluna583

Some people
come into our lives
and we hardly know
they are there.

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September 12, 2017

The “A” Word

by lindaluna583

You wore a scarlet letter
At first I could not see

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September 11, 2017

Language of the Heart

by lindaluna583

Any emotion
may be expressed

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September 9, 2017

Substitute Teacher

by lindaluna583

A substitute teacher came today
Your absence to fill

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September 8, 2017

Passion and Purity

by lindaluna583

Passion’s precious gift
Exchanged between you and me

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September 6, 2017

Only in My Dreams

by lindaluna583

Each evening as the sun goes down
I draw the blinds and pull down the covers

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September 4, 2017

Imagine

by lindaluna583

If we were not by hands unseen
Unshackled from temerity
Imagine how things might have been

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September 2, 2017

Double Header

by lindaluna583

The game we started off to play last spring
Seemed innocent enough to me at first.

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September 1, 2017

Be Still

by lindaluna583

Be still, my soul! Keep silent.
You roaring waves, lie down.

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August 31, 2017

Pretend Wife

by lindaluna583

A pretend wife am I—
My body belongs to you
But another man claims my soul

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August 29, 2017

Fire and Ice

by lindaluna583

So cold
yet I burn

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August 28, 2017

Eruption

by lindaluna583

Who sees the heat that in my core
Has made me burn and boil and sore,

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August 25, 2017

Ain’t No Other Man

by lindaluna583

Don’t know about tomorrow
Today’s the only day that matters

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August 22, 2017

Included

by lindaluna583

The things you do
I want to do with you
The places you go
I want to go too

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August 21, 2017

The Color of Love

by lindaluna583

Red is the color of love? I say, No!

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August 20, 2017

What His Eyes See

by lindaluna583

She sees the oily shine of a complexion that hasn’t noticed puberty ended years ago.
He sees a radiance that comes from beauty within.

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August 18, 2017

Now I Lay Me Down

by lindaluna583

Now I lay me down to weep.

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August 17, 2017

Available

by lindaluna583

There’s a room for me here
but not the one I want.
The room I’ve chosen is not available.

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August 16, 2017

Dichotomy (tanka)

by lindaluna583

Without is sunshine
new green, a warm gentle breeze—

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August 14, 2017

With You

by lindaluna583

From here I see a dozen mountaintops and more.
How many have we climbed together?
How many more remain to us?

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August 12, 2017

Her Smile Warms the Sun

by lindaluna583

Her legs impart their strength unto the cedars;
Her arms instruct the honeybee to work;

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August 10, 2017

There Are Miles

by lindaluna583

There are miles, but that’s all they are.
Having to be away from you is not easy;

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August 9, 2017

Betrayed

by lindaluna583

Shuddering, I sat helpless while they
Twisted my words
Lied about me

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August 8, 2017

Will You Still Love Me

by lindaluna583

Will you still love me
when youthful vigor has gone

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August 5, 2017

Son Salutation

by lindaluna583

Morning dawns
Light sliced into ribbons
Falls delicately upon rumpled sheets

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August 3, 2017

Almostness

by lindaluna583

Being with you, and yet not being
one with you creates a burning
that would surely consume me

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