Stories 1995 (my second published work)

A candle flickers

Someone sighs

A hawk screeches

Something dies

The princess in the tower stares at the moon

The prince who would save her

Hangs from a noose

Wolves prowl the hillside

Where campers sleep in peace

The old woman in the window

Has been dead for weeks

A pigeon lands on a bench in the middle of Central Park

A cat jumps out to catch it and stop it’s beating heart

I sit by my window and write by the light of the moon

These sweet poetic stories with love from me to you

 

 

By Bonnie Jean Higgins January 9, 1995

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Half Lit

:: Half Lit ::

My green eyes are half lit

As I sink into thick blankets

Sub-zero July nights are

Colder without Clyde my custom-made heater

I listen to lyrics to a song on a loop

I don’t understand the word

Although I did 2 hours ago

My blueberry smoothie mind

Muses over faded scars

And I wonder about a Thursday

That I don’t remember

July 20, 2012

B.J.H.