Welcome Back

The air is getting crisperThere’s more clouds in the skiesCool breezes send a shiveras the leaves fall before your eyes Surrender to the wonderSuccumb to Nature’s magicFind a cozy blanket to snuggle underThis beauty is anything but tragic The seasons are changingJust sit back, ever enthralledThe world is beautifully rearrangingAnd with open arms, welcome back…

Late Summer Nights

The sound of cricketsbouncing off of the leavesEntranced by their harmony,they’re stealing my attention like thieves The dew on the grassit’s like diamonds, I swearGlistening in the moonlight,I just can’t help but stare There’s beauty all around medripping off of the starsBasking in this late summer nightin awe of this world that is ours The…

Ode to Bonnie and Clyde

Take me back to those nightsthose warm summer nights when you were mineI didn’t know it then, but I should have held onfor a love like ours, I’ll never again find We were both so youngso free, innocent and wildI was in love with your spirit, your fire,and the way your eyes crinkle when you…

Waterfall

The rocks sliding under our feetThe smell of sweet summer fills our sensesAnd with water rushing in the distance,We’re both letting down our defenses Your hand is holding mine tightlyPlease don’t let me go, don’t let me fallAs we descend down this steep staircaseYou calm me with your sweet, southern drawl Your words melt me,…

Frantic Dance

Sweat on my skin your taste on my lips gasping, grasping for each other your hands grazing my hips this is a dance we’ve done before we know it by heart fitting like puzzle pieces where you end, is where I start graze your teeth along my neck make me shiver in delight be careful,…

You’re My Favorite Surprise

I could never have foreseen the impact you’d have I could never have known the force with which I’d fall Somehow, you saw through the shields I projected and were the one to break through my many walls I never imagined that love could feel like this I never imagined I’d find someone with a…

Never Again

  Never will I find a love that fits me more than yours One that excites me, gives me hope, and one I never have to doubt You’re the path that I’ll follow for the rest of my life, my dear, You’re the guiding lantern who’s flame I’ll never snuff out See, you’ve broken down…

Just Be Still

Just be still, my darling Don’t you know that he’s not going anywhere? He won’t leave you alone like the rest of them You can count on him to always be there Just be still, silly girl He means every word he says to you He’ll always be on your side, no matter what No…

Saving Little Girl Blue

  You’re done counting your fingers The number was never right anyway Sadness never suited you, the color was all wrong Little Girl Blue, you knew that hue wouldn’t stay The raindrops were never your friend, my dear No matter how perfectly they fell on your sad lips They didn’t give you the warmth that…

You Are, You Know, You Have, You Will

Everything I never knew I wanted All that I could have asked for I love everything about you, my darling I love everything you are How is it that you know me so well? My secrets, goals, and concerns hidden down below You’ve uncovered and accepted each and every one Every piece of my soul,…

In Your Arms

Envelop me in your arms, my love Hold me tighter to you, closer to you Make my heart stutter and stop, please, and don’t let go of me until the night is through Wrap me in your love, my darling Let me feel how you feel for me in your heart You know this is…

Kiss

Forbidden fruit becomes a necessity Can’t breathe, yet I’m full of life Nothing can touch me, hurt me, scar me Unless you stop right now Oceans will rise and fall within themselves Time will stop and start all over again Hands begin to shake Memory is leaving me No thoughts of where I’ve been or…