Archive for ‘Linda Luna’

August 21, 2017

The Color of Love

by Abigail Gronway

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

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August 20, 2017

What His Eyes See

by Abigail Gronway

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 Abigail Gronway

Now I lay me down to weep.

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August 17, 2017

Available

by Abigail Gronway

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 Abigail Gronway

Without is sunshine
new green, a warm gentle breeze—

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August 14, 2017

With You

by Abigail Gronway

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 Abigail Gronway

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 Abigail Gronway

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 Abigail Gronway

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 Abigail Gronway

Will you still love me
when youthful vigor has gone

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August 5, 2017

Son Salutation

by Abigail Gronway

Morning dawns
Light sliced into ribbons
Falls delicately upon rumpled sheets

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August 3, 2017

Almostness

by Abigail Gronway

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

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August 1, 2017

Envious Lips

by Abigail Gronway

My lips are envious of my forehead
It gets kissed every morning
They don’t get kissed at all

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July 30, 2017

Lanturne

by Abigail Gronway

O
lanturne

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July 29, 2017

Sail Away with Me

by Abigail Gronway

Please come aboard my boat and let me take you to the sea.
We’ll sail upon the winds of love until we’re finally free

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July 28, 2017

Cheerful Endurance

by Abigail Gronway

The waiting has been long, but I
Refuse to sigh.

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July 27, 2017

Text Sex

by Abigail Gronway

You kiss me good morning each day
Before you go to work
My forehead thanks you

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July 25, 2017

Two Become One

by Abigail Gronway

Man and maid
God did braid

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July 23, 2017

Why Must You Be So Wonderful?

by Abigail Gronway

Why must you be so wonderful to me?
Those lips of yours that taste of sweet red wine
Call out to me and beckon, “Come and dine.”
And I, so helpless to ignore their plea.

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July 21, 2017

My Dearest

by Abigail Gronway

My Dearest,
Truly your face is continually before me.
In my dreams I see you,
In my waking moments I think of you,

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July 19, 2017

Silent Love in Distant Places

by Abigail Gronway

Monorhyme

Deep within and hid from faces
Drawing on the Father’s graces

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July 18, 2017

Elusive Warmth

by Abigail Gronway

Here I sit
At my desk
Painfully
Giving birth
To another poem.

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July 16, 2017

Call of the Night

by Abigail Gronway

Night
beckons

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July 15, 2017

It Rained Again Last Night

by Abigail Gronway

It started light
Just a trickle
A whisper
A nibble on my lobe
Finger brushed a stray hair away

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July 13, 2017

Birth of a Friendship

by Abigail Gronway

Great misunderstanding
Even greater mistake
Lies

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July 11, 2017

Fickle Sanctuary

by Abigail Gronway

Please let me stay here
Don’t make me go
HE is out there

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July 10, 2017

Love Is

by Abigail Gronway

Love is thoughtful,
Love is caring;
Love is helpful,
Love is sharing.

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July 9, 2017

Love You More

by Abigail Gronway

Darling, I love you
more than I did yesterday
less than I will tomorrow

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