Author: Emily Dattilo

Free Spirit

free spirit prolific           despite the norm poetry enveloped   lying leaves words swirling from the page can you hear the            wind whispering words    most of           them                   don’t understand there’s                           something deeper here you                 are not afraid      to be                                ‘nature’s first green is gold’ light lilts      autumn leaves                               poetry                     and                prose artistic eye                                                           paints the world we      hold the    brush the sun kisses the earth golden red thoughts and beauties they have yet to see crimson autumn beautiful songs                      and       melodies       that have gone before by artists                 ...

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Simplicities Don’t Tend to Stay

i am wistfully watching the cousin of guilt he’s presenting himself yet again Invitation-less at the party she thought she’d closed the door he seems to find his way nonetheless dread is underrated he makes her want to scream but permits only a whisper she’s reaching to the world outstretched arms aching heart she knows what she desires. in front of her there lies a paradoxical world of beauty and pain the shattered looking glass quietly accessorized with silent wishes slipping desires and tainted experience shadows of loneliness and echoes of strength the red rose its dropping petals quietly...

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