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the edge of my sanity

Posted by summer storms on April 7, 2009 at 6:42 PM Comments comments (6)
my days run one into the other
like the flow of a desert flash flood
in a perpetual monsoon season,
desperately trying to stay afloat
amidst the white water swirling
'round life's insurmountable boulders,
the balance hanging precariously close
to the edge of my sanity,
one small tip of the scale
will send me down, down, down.....
down into the pit of complete despair -
yet these written words flung at me from all directions,
and the ones that tumb...
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Tending the Fire

Posted by summer storms on March 28, 2009 at 9:19 PM Comments comments (5)
in my mind, our fire burns bright

passionate heat emanating

from remembered caresses

your touch searing my memory

fueled by kisses shared

time stands still in my dreams

and those words never voiced

consume my heart, my soul

and my longing is an ache

in the glowing embers that flare

as thoughts of you creep in

keeping me warm in

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Posted by summer storms on March 27, 2009 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (2)

Invisible to the world
moving around me,
I walk down
crowded streets where
not a soul sees me
stepping out of the way
of humanity's flow,
avoiding the stampede
that would surely trample
my already broken heart
into an unrecognizable mass of
bloodied pulp.

Invisible, I stand to the side -
observing life lived
around my hidden sphere,
my need to join
overshadowed by your
wants and desires the
way it ha...

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