Sleepy Shadows

Sleepy shadows
Take Me home
Back to the quiet of the forlorn
I will dance in midnight meadows
Alone with moonlight and my sleepy shadows
living life is much to hard
Facing reality will leave you with scars
So I will dip in darkened streams
And I will fly on dark blue wings
My sleepy shadows take me home
To the quiet world of the forlorn.



Dreaming Through November ~ Epiphany


You don’t realize
How deep
Past damage seeps,
Until you try to
Move on.

B.J.H. November 2013

Courting Melancholia

I have been watching my small patch of sky for hours
Steel gray clouds enshroud this cold September morning
And I, A sleepless poet
Mourn the brilliant stars that shared Cancer’s waning moon
only hours ago.
Melancholia has been courting of late,
An old lover I had left years ago,
I have refused his advances
But Winter is coming and my Ocean is so far away.




Words Within Crystal

I held a crystal ball,
Within this delicate sphere,
Colorful words swirl like mist.
A poem desperate to escape,
Strains against it’s invisible prison
A poem that I lived,
A poem that I dreamed,
The poem that I cannot write



Angel Screams

Rain keeps falling

Tears keep churning

Demons calling

Fears returning

I scream to stop it

No-one answers

I pull at my hair

I cringe in despair

Utter rage is creeping

Hellish wings are beating

The Angel is madly weeping

And all this I cannot stop

Wind is swirling

Voices laughing

Haunted faces

Come to visit

Screaming visions

Seeing demons

I cannot stop these games

I feel the pain

I feel the horror

I just give up

To the howling Sorcerer

My mind is crumbling

My ears are bleeding

Can you hear it?

The Angel is SCREAMING


by Bonnie Jean Higgins 02/17/03